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Mohammad Shah Alam Sahib

Mohammad Shah Alam

Mohammad Shah Alam, President Ahmadiyya Jamaat, Raghunathpur Bagh, Bangladesh was martyred on 31st October, 2003 in his home. He was 56 and had accepted Ahmadiyyat in 1989.

On 31st October, 2003, he was sitting in the veranda of his home with other Ahmadis after Friday prayers when some non-Ahmadis from a nearby mosque led by Mulla Aminur Rahman, leader of Jamaat-e-Islami, stormed his house and pressurised him to recant otherwise his life will not be spared. After some heated discussions and arguments they attacked him and other Ahmadis with hockey sticks. Mohammad Shah Alam sustained heavy injuries and breathed his last while he was being taken to hospital. According to news reports his house and Ahmadiyya Mosque was also damaged.

Mohammad Shah Alam left behind two sons, a daughter and a wife.

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