Kutupalong refugee beaten to death

May 28, 2017


Teknaf- A refugee has been beaten to death near the Kutupalong refugee camp on Thursday.

The corpse of Md Shafik was recovered at around 3pm from the Madhur Chora waterway which is near the refugee camp. The corpse was ridden with multiple wounds. Shafik had been missing for the last two days, assumed to have been kidnapped by miscreants. Primary reports indicate he had been brutally tortured in custody including being hit multiple times in the eye. The continues torture has caused his death. It is not known where Shafik was held.

Local sources say Shafik might have been killed in regards to an illegitimate affair. Bangladesh police is investigating the case. The main accused Karim Ullah has been absconding since the murder. Shafik is said to have returned from Malaaysia, from where he has been staying for some time after getting news that Karim had married his wife illegitimately. 

Both the victim and the accused are registered refugees from F block.