AL leader shot dead in Cox's Bazar

AL leader shot dead in Cox’s Bazar


A local Awami League (AL) leader, also a union parishad member, was shot to death by miscreants at Rangikhali in Teknaf upazila on Saturday night.The deceased was identified as Shafiq Ahmed,50, member of Nhilla union.Officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station Kazi Matiul Islam said a group of miscreants opened fire on Shafiq in the area while he along with his friends was gathering at a tea stall in the area at about 9:00 pm, leaving him dead on the spot.Informed, police recovered the body and sent it to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy.Police also arrested a man named Abul Bashar,25, a resident of the same village, in connection with the killing from the area at about 2:00 am on Sunday.
A case was filed in this connection. -UNB, Cox’s Bazar


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