Transport leader shot dead in Kushtia
Unidentified assailants gunned down a leader of local transport owners’ association in the town’s housing area last night.
The dead is M Nur Hossain, 45, general secretary of Kushtia Bus Minibus Owners’ Association.
Locals said Nur Hossain came under attack while returning home on a motorcycle near the housing culvert in Block-C around 10:00pm.
Criminals on motorbikes opened fire on him from a close range, leaving the victim critically injured.
Locals whisked Nur Hossain to Kushtia General Hospital, where doctors declared him dead.
Deputy Commissioner Syed Belal Hossain and district police super Mafiz Ahmed visited the spot.