Update May 12, 2015

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Awami League leader hacked dead in Naogaon

Sumel Sarker

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Awami League leader hacked dead in Naogaon

Naogaon, 12 May 2015, Nirapad News:  A union-level leader of Awami League was hacked to death by unidentified miscreants at Ichhapur More in Patnitala upazila early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam, joint secretary of Patnitala union unit of the ruling Awami League and son of Sebat Uddin, a resident of Katabari village of the same upazila.

Office-in-charge of Patnitala Police Station Abdur Rafiq said Shafiqul went out of his house in Mahmudgram after receiving a phone call at about 1:00 am. They chopped Shafiqul indiscriminately with sharp weapons, leaving him dead on the spot.

Later, the miscreants left his body at Ichhapur More and fled the scene. Local people spotted the body of Shafiqul lying in the area at about 5:00 am and informed police. Police recovered the body and sent it to Naogaon Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy. The killing might have occurred following a previous enmity, the OC said.

A case was filed in this regard.

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