Awami League leader shot dead in Pabna


Miscreants shot dead an Awami League leader named Zahirul Islam Babu alias Babu (45) in Pabna. The incident took place on Saturday (June 8) at around 10:00 pm in Naldah New Para area of ​​Sadar Upazila.

The deceased Babu is the son of Azahar Sheikh of Dakshin Manoharpur area of ​​Goeshpur Union of Sadar Upazila and former president of Ward No. 9 Awami League.

According to police and local sources, Babu was having tea at Jamal Sheikh’s shop in Naldah new neighborhood. At that time some miscreants came and shot him. He was shot and fell on the ground. Locals rescued him and took him to Pabna General Hospital where the doctor on duty declared him brought dead.

Confirming the matter, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Pabna Sadar Police Station Roshan Ali said that the Awami League leader was shot dead. The body is in Pabna General Hospital.

Masud Alam, Additional Superintendent of Police, Pabna, said that the real reason for the murder cannot be said now. Multiple police teams are working. Soon the real secret will be revealed.

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