A motorcyclist was gunned down by miscreants on Khulna-Mongla highway at Jugidanga in Bagerhat Sadar upazila on Friday night.
The victim was identified as Hasan Sheikh, 35, son of Jahangir Sheikh of Bagmara village in Rupsa of Khulna. He used to carry passengers on his bike.
Pankaj Chandra Roy, superintendent of Begerhat police, said a businessman, Pradip Saha, owner of M Dewan Store of Kalibari area of Khulna city, along with his associate Rafiq came to Bagerhat to collect money of his business establishment riding Hasan's bike.
While they were returning to Khulna around 8:45pm, a gang of miscreants attacked them and opened fire, leaving Hasan dead on the spot and two others injured.
The injured were admitted to Khulna Medical College Hospital.
Police suspected that the gun attacked was carried out to snatch money.
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