A businessman was shot to death by robbers at his residence at Durgapur of Ashulia in Dhaka early Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Abul Sarkar, 55, resident of Sarkarpara area of Durgapur, the police said.
Ashulia police officer-in-charge Sheikh Rezaul Haque, quoting the family, said that some 10 to 12 robbers attacked their house on early Sunday and took valuables, including gold, cash and Abul’s licensed pistol, holding the house inmates hostage under gunpoint.
The robbers shot at Abul as he tried to resist them, leaving him dead on the spot, the police officer said.
On information, the police went to the spot, recovered the body and sent it to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem examinations, the OC said, adding that no case was filed and none was arrested in this connection.
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