BNP activist killed during clash with police at Naya Paltan

  • October 28, 2023

A leader of Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal, the youth division of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, reportedly died on Saturday after being injured during clashes with police at Naya Paltan in Dhaka. The deceased is Shamim Molla, son of Yusuf Molla and president of unit 1 of 7 no Ward of Juba Dal in Mugda thana, Dhaka.

BNP media cell, alluding to former Mugda thana Juba Dal general secretary Kazi Jewel, reported that Shamim was wounded in police gunfire at Naya Paltan in the afternoon and rushed to Rajarbagh Police Hospital, where he died in the evening. His corpse was stored at the hospital, according to the BNP media cell.