Councillor Oliar's death: Peaceful hartal underway in Noapara

Councillor Oliar’s death: Peaceful hartal underway in Noapara


A dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by an ‘action committee’ formed by local people demanding arrest of the killers of Oliar Rahman, councillor of Noapara municipality and also joint secretary of the Abhaynagar upazila unit of Awami League, is going on peacefully in Noapara municipality area today (Monday).Picketers set fire on tires on the Jessore-Khulna highway in the morning.Most of the shops, schools and non-government offices remained closed and almost all modes of vehicles remained off the streets.No untoward incident was reported till filing of this report at 10:15am. A large number of police personnel were deployed to fend off any trouble.Oliar Rahman was gunned down by miscreants
Quoting locals, police said Oliar came under attack by a group of miscreants on his way back home after saying Fazr prayers at a local mosque at Guakhola village in Abhaynagar upazila on November 23.The attackers fired two gunshots at him near, leaving him injured.
Oliar died on way to Khulna Medical College Hospital. -UNB, Benapole (Jessore)


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