Robbers shoot young singer dead in front of father
Robbers shot dead a young folk singer of Cox’s Bazar district in front of his father on Thursday morning.
Deceased Johnny Dey, 18, was the son of Tapon Dey, a resident of Charpara area under Eidgarh union in the upazila.
Johnny was also an HSC examinee from Eidgaon College. He used to perform in different cultural and social programmes.
Local sources said Johnny came under attack when he alongwith his father was returning home this morning by a CNG-run auto-rickshaw after performing in a music programme held on Wednesday night.
A robbers’ gang tried to stop the auto-rickshaw, but its driver continued driving ignoring their signal.
Later, the robbers fired at the vehicle, leaving Johnny bullet-injured.
The young singer was taken to a private hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
A pall of gloom descended in the district’s cultural arena hearing the death news of the popular folk singer.
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