An Awami League (AL) leader was shot to death by unknown assailants in the city’s Uttar Badda area on Friday afternoon, reports UNB.
AB Siddique, officer-in-charge of Gulshan Police Station, said Farhad Hossain, 52, general secretary of Badda union Awami League, was sprayed with bullets as he came out of Baitus Salam-Jam-e- Mosque after offering juma prayers.
Farhad sustained bullet in his head and chest. He was taken to United Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
A witness to the incident said two criminals riding a motorcycle came to the spot and opened fire on him.
Police could not unearth the reason behind the killing and track down the killers immediately.