Jubo League man hacked to death in Mymensingh

Published: July 31, 2018 18:00:47 | Updated: August 01, 2018 11:13:33

A Jubo League activist was hacked to death by the opponents at Akua Nazirbari area in Mymensingh on Tuesday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Sheikh Azad, a member of the city Jubo League Unit.

Sub-inspector Khandakar Shaker Ahmed of Kotwali Model Police Station said a group of unidentified miscreants swooped on him in the area and hacked him with sharp arms randomly around 3:00pm, leaving critically injured.

Later, locals took him to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where the duty doctor declared him dead.

On information, police visited the spot and now additional police members were deployed in the area to avoid unwanted clash, the officer added, reports UNB.

Locals alleged, the attack took place in sequel to a longstanding enmity between local Jubo League leaders Sheikh Azad and Sheikh Farid.

Police are trying to arrest the criminals who were involved in the killing, said Superintendent of Police Syed Nurul Islam.

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