Miscreants gunned down a local Jubo League activist at a village under Ataikula Police Station in Pabna early today.
Police identified the deceased as Md Baki Billah, 45, an activist of local Jubo League, a pro-Awami League youth body, police said.
The criminals stormed into the house of Baki at Ratanpur village around 1:00am and shot him to death, said Md Faizul Islam, officer-in-charge of Ataikula Police Station.
Police recovered the body at about 8:00am and sent it to Pabna Medical College and Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
Police suspect that outlawed party members might have killed Baki over the previous enmity, the OC said adding that they were investigating the incident.