A local leader of the ruling Awami League was shot dead by miscreants at Pabna's Bera upazila last night.
The deceased is Sobuj Mondal, 45, a former local Union Parishad member and the son of Lokman Mondal in Durgapur village in the upazila.
Dhalarchar Union Chairman and Union Awami League President Korban Ali, has confirmed the news.
He said: “A group of armed miscreants shot Mandal dead on the spot when he was taking tea at a tea stall in the area around 8pm on Friday.”
Aminpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Sukumar Mohonto said that the reason behind the killing was unclear.