30 Sep 2022
TDoR list ref: tgeu/tdor2022/30-Sep-2022/Nila
Nila was attacked on a footbridge by two teenagers. A 14-year-old has been detained and another is being sought.
A member of the transgender community was stabbed to death in Dhaka’s Paribagh area early Friday.
Nila, 24, was stabbed by two youths on the footbridge at Paribagh at around 1:30am, police said
She was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Nila dead, Sathi, another Hijra, said reporters at DMCH.
Nur Mohammad, officer-in-charge of Shahbagh police station, said that a case was filed over the incident against two unidentified youths, but the motive of the killing is still unknown and they are investigating it.
Police said that Nila was stabbed at her throat. None was arrested yet over the murder.
The body was sent to the hospital morgue for post-mortem examinations.