August 30, 1998, in Jessore, Bangladesh
Mukul halted production of the newspaper in June because of financial difficulties. He wrote a poem for the paper's final issue expressing his frustration with a society grown complacent toward the problems of crime and corruption. After announcing on August 15 that the Daily Runner would resume publication on September 1, Mukul repeatedly told friends, family, and even police that he feared an attack on him was imminent. Journalists around the country were outraged at his murder.
Job: Editor, Publisher / Owner
Beats Covered: Corruption, Crime, Human Rights
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Murder
Suspected Source of Fire: Unknown Fire
Taken Captive: No