Construction worker shot dead
A construction worker was shot dead yesterday evening at Uttar Moishundi in the city's Sutrapur.
The victim, identified as Humayun Kabir, 30, was a resident of Malitola in the Old Dhaka.
Sub-Inspector of Sutrapur Police Station Selim Reza said a group of three criminals shot Humayun in the forehead at Mondir lane around 7:30pm. He died on the spot. Police later recovered his body and sent it to Sir Salimullah Medical College Morgue for autopsy.
A cartridge was recovered from the spot after the incident.
Locals rushed to the spot after hearing the gunshot and saw three armed men fleeing the scene, locals said.
Khairun Nesa, Humayun's wife, told The Daily Star that he did not come home for the last few days.
However police and Khairun Nesa could not ascertain the reason behind the killing.