A local leader of Awami League was strangulated to death by some miscreants at his house at Chalitatali of Barguna early Saturday.
The deceased is Khalilur Rahman Mollah, 65, senior vice-president of Barguna Sadar upazila AL.
S M Masuduzzaman, officer-in-charge of Barguna Sadar police station, said some unidentified miscreants, including a woman, entered the house of Khalilur digging a hole from outside around 2:00am and tied up Khalilur and his wife.
Later, they strangulated him to death.
On information, police recovered the body and detained his wife for interrogation.
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