AL leader gunned down in Savar
An Awami League leader was shot to death by unidentified criminals in Savar municipal area on Saturday night.
Another one also sustained bullet injury in the attack.
Son of Kashem Mollah, deceased Md Abdul Majid, 38, was municipal unit AL assistant publicity secretary.
Municipal unit AL general secretary and panel mayor Manik Mollah said an altercation took place between Majid and drug trader BNP's Mikail Member few days ago. Majid asked him to stop trading drugs in the area.
As a sequel, a gang of 10/12 armed criminals, led by Member, attacked Majid at his office around 10:30pm and shot him there.
Majid's follower Swapan was also injured by bullet on his leg.
Local people rescued the duo and rushed them to Savar Enam Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared Majid dead.
Hearing the news, superintendent of Dhaka police Maruf Sarder visited the scene.