UP member beaten dead in Rajbari
A union parishad member, who was severely beaten up in Pangsha upazila of Rajbari, died at Faridpur Medical College Hospital early Wednesday.
Son of Nazir Mandal, deceased Md Shawkat Ali Mandal, was a member of ward-4 under Mourat UP.
He was also the general secretary of the ward unit Awami League.
A group of miscreants severely beat up Shawkat at Mourat Bazar around 9pm on Tuesday, leaving him critically injured, said Mourat UP chairman Habibur Rahman.
Shawkat was immediately taken to Upazila Health Complex and then shifted to Faridpur Medical College Hospital where he died around 1:30am.
Pangsha Police Station OC Ahsan Ullah said, "Police visited the spot at night and the investigation is going on to nab the killers."
Shawkat's relative Helal Mandal alleged that Shawkat might have been killed over previous enmity.