'Drug addict' kills Imam of mosque in Chandpur

‘Drug addict’ kills Imam of mosque in Chandpur


Dhaka, Feb 10 – The imam of a local mosque was killed in an attack by a ‘drug addict’ at Daspara in Matlab Dakkhin upazila of Chandpur on Thursday.The deceased was identified as Maulana Fazlul Haq, 85, the pesh imam of Kashem Pagla Bari Jame Mosue in the area.
Police said Biplab, a drug addict, suddenly swooped on the mosque and hit the imam with a bamboo on his head while he was delivering ‘azan’ for zohr prayer, leaving him critically injured.
He was first taken to Matlab Dakkhin Upazila Health complex and then being moved to Dhaka as his condition deteriorated, but died on the way. Police arrested Biplab.


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