Abu Bakar Siddique Habu, 37, president of a local unit of Awami League, was stabbed to death on Shahid Faruq Road in Jatrabari area of the capital on Tuesday evening.
A group of miscreants stabbed him in front of his shop on Shahid Faruq Road. Later, locals took him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead at around 8:30 pm.
Jewel, one of the local men who brought Abu Bakar Siddique to hospital, said the deceased was the president of Unit No. 14 of Ward No. 50 of Jatrabari Awami League.
The miscreants fled after stabbing him, he said.
Jatrabari Police Station’s Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mazaharul Islam said, “I have heard about a murder incident. The person who died was an Awami League leader. We are trying to know further details.”