Retired professor of Jahangirnagar University (JU), eminent political-international relations analyst Dr. Tareq Shamsur Rehman. He was buried at 10 am on Monday (April 19) at the old Eidgah Maidan after Janaza.
Police recovered the body of Tareq Shamsur Rehman after breaking the door of his flat at 12 / A Dolanchampa Bhaban, Road No. 4, RAJUK Apartment Project, Sector 16, Diabari area of Uttara last Saturday afternoon. He lived alone in the flat.
After an autopsy at Suhrawardy Hospital in the capital, his body was handed over to his brother Shahidur Rahman Mithu. After that his first janaza was held in Uttara.
According to various sources, the frozen body of Tareq Shamsur Rehman was lying in front of the bathroom of the bedroom. One leg was inside the bathroom and the rest of the body was vomiting and bleeding in front of the door. He was suffering from some complex diseases including diabetes, heart disease, blood pressure, shortness of breath.
He was initially thought to have died of a heart attack. However, the police are not moving away from suspicion due to being alone at home and sudden death. Police are also investigating whether he was poisoned to death by theft, robbery or personal dispute.
Tareq Shamsur Rehman, former chairman of Jabir’s international relations department, has a reputation as a researcher and columnist.
A special flight of Bangladesh Biman will leave for Singapore on Tuesday (April 20).
Biman Bangladesh Airlines public relations officer Tanvir Ahmed confirmed the matter on Monday (April 19th).
The government has decided to reintroduce the ban on international flights in five Middle Eastern countries, including Singapore, following a strict lockdown. The flights were scheduled to operate to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar and Singapore. But on the first day of the flight last Saturday, seven out of 14 flights were canceled and the expatriate workers suffered.
Among them were five flights of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. Of the other two, private US-Bangla Airlines flights to Oman and Fly to Dubai are one. There were three flights to Saudi Arabia and four to the United Arab Emirates.
However, after the disaster, the expatriates went to four countries, including the United Arab Emirates, on a special flight on Sunday. However, the passengers in Singapore were a bit anxious as they did not know about the canceled flight to Singapore till Sunday. Passengers who bought tickets for the destination protested with placards at the airport yesterday. Meanwhile, a special flight of Bangladesh Biman was announced to leave for Singapore on Tuesday (April 20).