JANUARY 27 2005
Kibria departs from his residence in Dhanmondi, Dhaka to travel by car to Habiganj, Sylhet.
arrives in Habiganj and enters his residence at Masterpara, Habiganj.
He spends the next 4 hours receiving guests at his home.
Kibria has lunch at his home with his brother (a resident of Habiganj) and other family members.
Kibria departs for his public meeting in Boidderbazar Primary School,
Loshkorpor Union. He arrives at 4 pm. There is no police security for
enters the school hall and takes a seat on the stage. There are
approximately 23 other persons on the stage and each takes turns
Kibria speaks to the audience for approximately 40 minutes.
Kibria is exiting the school gate with his nephew Shah Manzur Huda at
his side and there is a grenade explosion. and there is a blast
followed by another in quick succession. The lights go off at this time
and turn on again in approximately 30 seconds. Shah Manzur Huda (nephew
of Kibria), Siddik Ali and Abdur Rahim are instantly killed.
Kibria is dragged out to the car by his cousin, nephew and another
Kibria arrives at Habiganj General Hospital. He receives no saline or
blood. The nurses of the hospital are unable to provide bandages and
cotton to stop the bleeding. A salesman of a nearby pharmacy makes an
effort to dress Kibria's wounds. Kibria and another injured local Awami
League Leader are both placed in a private microbus ambulance to make
the trip to Dhaka, the nation's capital. They take turns sharing the
available oxygen line. Kibria's personal car and driver follow the
ambulance. A police escort is also provided.
The ambulance runs out of petrol in Noapara-Chhayannagar, 7/8
kilometers away from Habiganj. Leaving the ambulance waiting there,
Kibria's driver travels to Jagadishpur (4 miles away from Noapara) to
purchase fuel. He returns in approximately 40 minutes with a bucket of
ambulance arrives at Madhobpur Government Hospital. There is no doctor
on duty at the hospital. A nurse of the hospital only wrote the word
“saline” on a piece of white paper and advised them to push the saline
into the body of Kibria after purchasing that. At this time Kibria is
transferred to a government ambulance that is at the hospital; this
ambulance too does not have blood transfusion or adequate saline
facilities. The ambulance attendant attempts to inject saline, but he
is unable to find the veins to do so.
The ambulance departs for Dhaka.
On the Bhoirob Bridge, after Brahmanbaria, Kibria's nephew finds that he has no pulse or heartbeat.
The ambulance arrives at BARDEM hospital in Dhaka.
Dr. AK Azad Khan announced the death news of Shah AMS Kibria at 12:30
am. He stated that Kibria was brought to the BIRDEM Hospital dead.
Three physicians of the Forensic Department of the Dhaka Medical
College conducted the post-mortem of Kibria. They reported that he died
of excessive bleeding. Grenade splinters were found in his body during
the post-mortem. The bones of both legs were broken.
Organizing Secretary of Habiganj District Awami League Advocate Abdul
Majid Khan lodged two separate cases as a plaintiff with the local
police station for killing and explosion under article 3 of the act
regarding the Explosives.
Police stated that no persons had
been accused in these cases. Case No. 27 and 28; Date – 28.01.2005, GR
No. of the court – 26/2005 and 27/2005.