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Muezzin found dead inside Old Dhaka mosque

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 4th April, 2016 11:17:40 AM
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Muezzin found dead inside Old Dhaka mosque

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A muezzin was stabbed dead by unidentified miscreants inside a mosque in Old Dhaka’s Islampur area.

 

The vuctim was identified as Mohammad Belal Hossain, 57. He was the muezzin of Jobbu Khan Jame Mosque in Islampur.

 

Kotwali police station OC Abul Hossain said that locals noticed his body lying on the stairs when they went to the mosque for fajr prayers early Monday.”

 

The police officer, however, could not state any possible motive of the killing.

 

The body has been taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for an autopsy.