AL activist shot dead
An activist of local Awami League unit was shot dead by criminals at Nandigram in Sadar upazila early yesterday.
The deceased was identified as ward unit activist Ahsan Ullah and son of Sultan Ahmed of the village.
Wahiduzzaman, in-charge of Dattapara police camp, said a gang fired several gunshots at Ahsan in the dead of night in the area on his way back home from Poddar Bazar, leaving him injured critically.
Locals took him to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injures.
Amir Hossain, president of Awami League Bashikpur union unit, said Ahsan was a member of Nandigram ward unit of the ruling party.