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Ex-UP member hacked to death

Staff Correspondent

21 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Miscreants hacked a former Union Parishad (UP) member to death at Banshkhali upazila in the district on early Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Abul Bashar Talukder, 45, son of Abdus Salam Talukder of village Chapachhari under the upazila.

He was a former member of ward no. 9 of Baharchhara union.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shafiul Kabir of Banshkhali Police Station said unidentified miscreants hacked Bashar to death while he was returning home at around 2.30am.

His two legs were separated from the body.

Police detained three persons for quizzing in this connection. They are hunting for the criminals, said the OC.

Cause of the murder couldn’t be known immediately, he added.