Awami League man stabbed dead in Jashore | The Daily Star
02:05 PM, March 04, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:58 PM, March 04, 2020

AL man stabbed dead in Jashore

An activist of ruling Awami League (AL) was stabbed to death in Sharsha upazila of Jashore yesterday.

The deceased -- Anisur Rahman (45) -- was an AL president aspirant of ward no. 4 in Nizampur union of the upazila, our local correspondent reports.

Ataur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sharsha Police Station, suspected that Anisur was murdered over previous enmity. An investigation is on-going on the matter, he added.

Abul Kalam, chairman of Nizampur union parishad, said Anisur was sitting with some locals at a shop of one Sohrab at Mollapara yesterday evening.

At that time, Nasir Uddin, son of late Hamja Ali of the area, stabbed him on his shoulder with a sharp weapon from behind, the chairman added.

After stabbing, Nasir beat him with a hammer, said the chairman.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital where doctors declared him dead around 10:00pm last night.

Locals could not catch Nasir as he fled the scene.

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