A local BNP leader was stabbed to death in Upashahar area of Bogura town last night.
The deceased was identified as Mahbub Alam Shahin, 55, general secretary of BNP Sadar upazila unit and a resident of Jhopgari area, SM Badiuzzaman, officer-in-charge of Bogura Sadar Police Station, told our Bogura correspondent.
Miscreants numbering 4-5 attacked Shahin and stabbed him indiscriminately when he was returning home around 10:30pm, leaving him critically injured, Sanatan Chakrabarty, additional superintendent of police in Bogura, said.
Rescued by locals, Shahin was rushed to Mohammad Ali Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
The reason behind the murder could not be known immediately and no case has yet been filed.