Assailants shoot NGO official dead in Jessore

Published: December 03, 2017 10:30:49 | Updated: December 04, 2017 12:19:22


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The executive director of a non-government organisation was shot dead near his residence on the outskirts of the Jessore district town on Saturday night.

The deceased was identified as Golam Kuddus Bhiku, 50, executive director of Protyasha Samajkalyan Sangstha and son of Yeasin Ali, reports UNB.

Victim's brother Abul Kalam Azad Iku said, unidentified assailants fired shots at his brother around 9:30pm, leaving him critically injured.

He was taken to General Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead, Azad added.

Quoting locals, Abul Bashar, inspector (investigation) of Kotwali Police Station, said the assailants also exploded several homemade hand bombs during the gun attack.

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