AL leader hacked dead in Noakhali
A local leader of Awami League (AL) was hacked to death by miscreants at Begumganj upazila in Noakhali district town early Thursday.
They also looted Tk 2.5 lakh in cash from him.
Deceased Abu Sayed Bhuiyan, 50, was the joint general secretary of Mirwarispur union unit AL.
The deceased's son Imran Hossain said his father was the bus counter manager of 'Laal Sabuj Paribahan' at Chowrasta. Miscreants hacked him on the head while he was on a running motorcycle for home in Badi Gachhtala area under Mirwarispur union at about 3:00am.
As he fell down from the vehicle, they hacked him in the hands and legs and cut off his tendons. Later, he died on the spot.
The miscreants also looted cash Tk 2.5 lakh kept for his uncle's treatment, Imran added.
Begumganj Model Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Mir Zahidul Haque Roni said being informed, police recovered the body this morning and sent it to Noakhali 250-bed General Hospital morgue.
A police hunt is on to nab those involved in the killing, the OC added.