A local BNP activist was stabbed and shot to death by miscreants at Shankarpur in the district town on Sunday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Mashiar Rahman, 45, an activist of local unit of BNP and son of Takabbar Sheikh of the area, reports UNB.
Police and locals said a group of criminals swooped on Mashiar around 5pm and stabbed him indiscriminately.
As the BNP activist started running, the attackers fired two shots at him. He collapsed on the ground as one of the bullets hit his chest.
Local rescued him and took him to Jashore 250-bed Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station Opurba Hasan said the incident took place over establishing supremacy in the locality and extortion.
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