Miscreants stabbed a ward councillor to death in Natore on Sunday after a human chain programme.
The deceased is Jamirul Islam, 40, son of Komor Uddin of Biropara and councillor of Ward No. 9 of Gopalpur Municipality.Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Lalpur Police Station, said local people formed the human chain demanding arrest of the killers of Jubo League leader Jaharul in the municipal area.
The ward councillor participated in the programme. After the event, the councillor was standing in front of Lalpur Upazila Parishad building.
Suddenly, some miscreants attacked him with sharp weapons, leaving him fatally injured. He was rushed to upazila health complex where doctors pronounced him dead.