Khoka’s body arrives in Dhaka

Staff Reporter Published: 7 November 2019, 12:17 PM
Khoka’s body arrives in Dhaka
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The body of former mayor of Dhaka City Corporation and freedom fighter Sadeque Hossain Khoka arrived in Dhaka this morning from the USA.

A flight carrying the body of BNP’s central vice-president Khoka landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport this morning, said a press release here today.

DSCC declared the day (Thursday) a holiday in memory of undivided Dhaka City Corporation mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka, said a DSCC press release.

DSCC Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul of Khoka and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Khoka breathed his last on Monday during undergoing treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.