24 Nov 2023, 16:52

Former Swechasebak League leader shot dead in Jhenaidah

JHENAIDAH, Nov 24, 2023 (BSS) - A former leader of Bangladesh Awami 
Swechasebak League was reportedly shot to death by a group of miscreants at 
Shura village under Harinakundu upazila of the district on Thursday night.

The deceased was identified as Kamruzzaman Shamim, 45, son of Golam Rasul 
Nantu, resident of the Shura village. He was a former vice-president of 
Harinakundu upazila unit of Swechasebak League, is an associate body and the 
volunteer wing of the Bangladesh Awami League. 

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Harinakundu Police Station Mahbubur Rahman said 
that a group of miscreants shot him while he was sitting on the bank of a 
canal adjacent to his home at around 8:30pm, leaving him critically injured.

Locals rescued Shamim and rushed him to Harinakundu Upazila Health Complex 
where the on-duty doctor declared him dead, OC said.

Later, the body was sent to Jhenaidah Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Police are trying to arrest those involved in the murder, the OC added.