TDoR 2022 / 2022 / September / 30 / Nila


Age 24

30 Sep 2022
Dhaka (Bangladesh)

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.

Report added: 1 Oct 2022. Last updated: 8 Nov 2022

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