AL leader stabbed to death in Chandpur

A local Awami League leader was stabbed to death by miscreants in Chandpur Sadar upazila.  The incident took place at about 11:00 pm on Monday at Kumardugi village in Shahmahmudpur union of the upazila.

The deceased was identified as Azizur Rahman Bhutto, former vice-president of Shahmahmudpur Union Awami League. He has a fertilizer shop in Kumaradugi.

Locals said, on Monday night, Azizur Rahman was attacked on a motorcycle as he was on his way from the shop. The miscreants stabbed him in the neck and other parts of his body and fled. He was later rescued and died on the way to Chandpur Sadar Hospital.

Chandpur Additional Superintendent of Police Mizanur Rahman said, “A man named Azizur Rahman Bhutto of Shahmahmudpur Union was stabbed to death. The cause of the incident is being investigated.”