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Fulgazi UZ chairman shot, burnt to death
Observer Online Report
Publish Date : 2014-05-20,  Publish Time : 12:33,  View Count : 328
FENI: Fulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque was shot and burnt to death by unidentified miscreants in Academy area here on Tuesday.

The deceased Ekramul Haque, 45, was also the president of Awami League upazila unit.

Injured Moin Uddin Shambhu, 60, former chairman of Fulgazi Sadar union parishad, Mahibullah Farhad, 32, editor of a local newspaper and driver Mamun, 30, were admitted to Feni Sadar Hospital.

One of the injured Farhad said a group of miscreants attacked Ekramul's car in the area at about 11:15am.

At one stage, they opened fire aiming at his car and set it on fire.

Shambhu, Farhad and Mamun managed to get down from the car but Ekramul could not because he sustained bullets injury.

On information, firefighters rushed the spot and doused the fire. They recovered the charred body of Ekramul from inside the car.

The body was first sent to Feni Sadar Hospital morgue, later, taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital for DNA test.

Meanwhile, enraged party leaders and activists barricaded the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway, creating a long tailback of vehicles.


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