UP member shot dead in Jashore

Our Correspondent . Jashore | Published: 00:13, Mar 08,2021


Noor Ali Sheikh, a ward member of Shubharara union parishad under Abhaynagar upazila was shot dead by a number of assailants at around 8:00pm on Sunday.

His son Ibrahim Sheikh, 16, was wounded in the attack, said Moniruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Abhaynagar police station.

Noor Ali, 45, a member of ward 2 of Shubharara union parishad, died on the spot, said the OC.

Witnesses and the police said that miscreants fired gun shots at Noor Ali, also an Awami League activist, while he was returning home from his political office on a motorbike. His son was riding the bike, according to witnesses.

The miscreants first fired in the leg of the youth and then the UP member. As soon as he fell down from the motorbike, the miscreants shot in the head of the UP member and he died on the spot, according to the police.

His son was rushed to Abhaynagar Upazila Health Complex. 

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