Laxmipur : A local Awami League leader was slaughtered by unidentified assailants at Balaishpur village in Sadar upazila on Tuesday night.
The deceased was identified as Mafiz Ullah, organising secretary of the Bashikpur union AL.
Quoting family members, police Mafiz, son of late Abdul Aziz, came under attack while returning home from a local market at about 10:30 pm.
The miscreants slaughtered Mafiz and left the scene without any hindrence.
Later, local people found the body at night and informed police.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Laxmipur Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
Assistant superintendent of police Nasim Miah confirmed the murder.