Raihan’s mother ends hunger strike after SCC mayor’s assurance
News Desk || risingbd.com
Salma Begum, mother of Raihan Ahmed who died in police custody, has ended her hunger strike following assurance from Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury.
The mayor went to Sylhet’s Bandar Bazar police outpost at 4:45pm and served fruit juice to the mother to bring the hunger strike to an end.
Meanwhile, Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury announced that he will stay beside the family of slain Raihan.
Earlier, Raihan's mother along with other family members started the hunger strike at around 11:00am Sunday in front of the Bandar Bazar police outpost.
Raihan died in police custody following the brutal torture, his family alleged.