Journalists Killed  |  Bangladesh

Syed Farroque Ahmed

Pubali Barta

August 3, 2002, in Srimangal, Bangladesh

Police found the mutilated body of Ahmed, 50, on August 3, more than two months after he had disappeared, according to the press freedom groups Reporters Sans Frontières and the Bangladesh Center for Development Journalism and Communication (BCDJC). Ahmed was editor of the local Bengali-language publication Pubali Barta, published in the southeastern town of Srimangal. Police had no leads in the case, according to the BCDJC.

Motive Unconfirmed: CPJ is investigating to determine whether the death was work-related.

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