PABNA: Miscreants chopped a local Awami League (AL) leader to death at Dublia Bazar area under Pabna sadar upazila in the district on Sunday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Iqbal Shaikh, 42, son of late Moslem Shaikh of village Kodali under Varara union of Pabna sadar upazila.
He was the president of Ward No. 4 Awami League of Varara union under the upazila.
Sub-inspector Masud Rana of Pabna sadar police station said when he was taking tea at about 5 pm at tea-stall in Dublia Bazar, a group of miscreants led by one Alam attacked him and started hacking him indiscriminately, leaving him severely injured.
Locals rushed him to the Pabna Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
On information, police sent the body to Pabna Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
Police could not ascertain the causes of killing. They said that the deceased Iqbal Shaikh was scheduled to go Dubai Monday night, family sources said.