Police recovered bullet-riddled bodies of two BNP men in Sadar upazila of Laxmipur this morning.
Family members of the deceased claimed that both the victims remained missing after yesterday's crackdown of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on the main opposition activists in Uttar Jamiltoli area of the upazila.
In the yesterday's raid, two BNP men including a union-level leader were killed.
Informed by locals, police recovered the bodies of Abdul Mannan and Zahirul Islam from the bank of a canal near local Palli Bidyut office at Battoli around 7:00am today, reports a correspondent from Laxmipur quoting Iqbal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
Both of them were shot in their heads, the OC said.
Mainuddin Reaz, BNP president of Sadar upazila unit, claimed that both the victims were the active members of the opposition party.
Mannan, a resident of West Jamiltoli, and Zahirul hailed from Chatkhil upazila of Noakhali were accused in a number of cases filed with Sadar Police Station, the OC said.
During yesterday's crackdown, Asaduzzaman Babul, BNP joint secretary general of Dighulia union unit, and his follower Khorshed Alam Sumon were killed in a “shootout”.