ATTACK 'FOR TESTIFYING AGAINST SAYEDEE'
A man, who testified against Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee in war crimes trial, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital early today, two days after he was hacked by miscreants in Pirojpur.
Mostafa Hawlader, 55, succumbed to his injuries at the ICU of DMCH around 2:00am, hospital and family sources said.
Family members said Hawlader came under attack around 2:30am Sunday when he was asleep in his room.
A man entered the house at Hoglabunia village after digging a hole from outside and started hacking Mostafa targeting the head.
The injured was rushed to Pirojpur Sadar Hospital. After primary treatment there, he was sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital from where he was shifted to the DMCH for better treatment.
After the attack, Hawlader’s wife Hasina held the Jamaat-e-Islami responsible for the “planned” attack as her husband testified against Jamaat Nayeb-e-Ameer Sayedee before the International Crimes Tribunal-1 on January 1 last year.
In his testimony, Mostafa said he had seen Sayedee and other collaborators looting and ...