GAIBANDHA: Local people on Saturday blocked Gaibandha-Sundarganj road at Lakshmipur Bazar in Sadar upazila demanding exemplary punishment of killer of newly-elected member of Lakshmipur union parishad Abdur Rauf Master.
They took to the streets in the morning and staged demonstrations protesting the killing of Abdur Rauf. They also placed logs on the road and set a tyre afire around 10:00 am, halting traffic movement for about four and a half hours.
Police claimed to have arrested a man, identified as Rezaul, in connection with the murder. Gaibandha Police super Touhidul Islam suspected, “The attacker might have killed him over previous enmity.”
A compliant was lodged with Sadar Police on Saturday, he added.