Attack on Zafar Iqbal | The Daily Star
  • Aftermath of a ghastly attack

    The attack on Zafar Iqbal has been profoundly appalling but not surprising. He has been stalked for a few years since being put on the hit list by elements fed on a dogmatic diet to finish those off who didn't fit into their narrow view of life.

  • Police arrested the brother of Foyzur

    Attack on Zafar Iqbal: Attacker’s brother held

    Police arrest the brother of Foyzur, the attacker of noted author Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, from Gazipur.

  • Muhammed Zafar Iqbal

    Cops looking for Foyzur's brother

    The elder brother of Foyzur Rahman fled with Foyzur's mobile phone and tab soon after the attack on Prof Dr Zafar Iqbal was carried out, counterterrorism officials said.

  • Muhammed Zafar Iqbal

    Sleeper cell of militant group behind attack

    Investigators have claimed that a “sleeper cell” of a militant outfit was behind the knife attack on Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal.

  • Protests rage on countrywide

    Protests and condemnations continued to pour in yesterday over the attack on Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, an eminent writer and a professor at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST).