Awami League leader gunned down in Sirajganj

Published : 03 Nov 2019, 12:50

Sahos Desk

Unidentified criminals gunned down a local leader of Awami League at Bagbati union in Sirajganj Sadar upazila on Saturday night.

The deceased was identified as Bokul Haider, 52, a member of Bagbati union parishad and joint general secretary of AL Bagbati union's ward unit.

Confirming this to media, Sirajganj Sadar Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Rafiqul Islam said, “The incident took place near Pipulbaria Bridge area around 8:30 pm while Bokul Haider was returning home from Bagbati bazar on a motorcycle.”

He said motorcycle driver Rafiqul sustained bullet injuries.

Bullet marks have been found on the body of Bokul and the body has been sent to The Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital for an autopsy, the OC added.

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