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Jubo League leader shot dead in Cox’s Bazar

  • Our Correspondent
  • 20 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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COX’S BAZAR: A local Jubo League (JL) leader was shot to death by miscreants in Maheskhali upazila of the district on Monday night.

The deceased was identified as Ruhul Quader, 35, son of Mohammad Amin, a resident of Kalarma Chhara Fakir Jumpara area under the upazila. He was the former vice-president of Kalarma Chhara union unit Jubo League.

Local sources said the miscreants intercepted Ruhul on his way home by an auto-rickshaw. They took him down from the vehicle and hacked him with a sharp weapon.

Later, they opened fire on him and then, fled the scene.

He was rescued and taken to Badarkhali General Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.

Maheskhali Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abdul Baten said police assumed that he might have been killed over previous enmity.

A police hunt is on to arrest those involved in the incident.

The body, however, was sent to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital morgue.