Contractor shot dead in the city
23 January 2016, Nirapad News: A construction contractor was shot to death by miscreants in the city’s Rampura area on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Basai Shikdar, 25, son of Rustom Ali Shikdar of Kalkini in Madaripur district.
Mozammel Haque, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police camp, said a group of 8-10 extortionists went to the construction site in East Rampura around 7pm and demanded toll to Basai.
As he refused to pay them toll, the attackers opened fire on him and chopped him with sharp weapons, leaving him injured.
Critically injured Basai was taken to the DMCH where he died around 10:50pm.
Meanwhile, police arrested a youth, Nur Mohammad Nura, 24, from the area for his alleged involvement in the murder.
They also recovered a pistol, two bullets and two cartridges from his possession.