MAY 26, 2005
Posted: June 7, 2005

Manunur Rashid Rabi, Nayadiganto


On May 26, a criminal gang attacked Manunur Rashid Rabi, correspondent for the daily Nayadiganto, in the eastern town of Gangni, police said. The attack was in retaliation for his articles about drug-related activities, the English-language daily The Daily Star reported. The gang ambushed Rabi and beat him in the head with a stick. He was listed in critical condition at a local hospital, according to The Daily Star.