Blogger knifed in Dhaka

Published : 14 Jan 2013, 12:20 PM
Updated : 14 Jan 2013, 12:25 PM

A group of unknown assailants stabbed blogger Asif Mohiuddin in the capital’s Uttara on Monday night.

He came under attack on his way home from his office at Garib Nawaz Road under Uttara Sector-11 around 10pm.

The motive could not be known immediately.

Asif is now undergoing treatment at Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College Hospital in Uttara.

Duty doctor at the hospital’s Emergency Department Golam Sarwar told around 11:15pm that Asif was bleeding profusely as he sustained injuries in five spots in the neck and back.

Plans were underway to take him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

Officer-in-charge of Uttara (West Section) Police Station Khandaker Rezaul Islam told that they were not aware of the incident. “We’re trying to collect information.”