Christian businessmen murdered on Sunday in Bangladesh


Bangladesh: The murder took place on Sunday 5 June by a machete-wielding men near a church.

Sunil Gomes, 65 christian businessmen was murdered in Banpara village. The attack happened after anti terror police officer’s wife was shot dead.

“After killing Gomes, the attackers went away immediately from the scene. His body was recovered from his grocery shop,” police superintendent Shayam Mukherjee said.

According to Mukherjee “The policeman’s are doing probe into the matter”.

When the incident took place, Mahumda Aktar, 33 was killed at 6:45am on Sunday while she was dropping her six year old son to bus stop for school, 25 kilometres from Dhaka.           

Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said “police suspect that religious extremists were behind the murder.”