A leader of the ruling party’s affiliate body in Jhenaidah has been murdered in broad daylight,agencies report. Police said 30-year-old Firoz Hossain was attacked by unidentified men armed with sharp weapons.
Hossain served as the organising secretary of a ward unit of the Jhenaidah municipality Swechhasebok League. Swechhasebok League is the volunteers’ front of the Awami League.
Additional Superintendent of Police Sheikh Akbar Ali said that Hossain was attacked around 12pm on Sunday at the town’s Tanpara neighbourhood.
“He was on his motorcycle, when five to six men attacked him with sharp weapons and fled. Locals rushed him to the hospital, where doctors declared him dead.”