UP member beaten to death in Rajbari

Rajbari, Sept 11 (UNB) – A Union Parishad member was bludgeoned to death by miscreants at Bagduli Bazar in Pangsha Upazila on Tuesday night. Shawkat Ali Mandal, the victim, was a member of ward number 4 under Mourat Union Parishad. He was also the general secretary of ruling Awami League’s ward unit.

Ahsan Ullah, officer-in-charge of Pangsha Police Station, said criminals barged into a pharmacy around 8:30 pm and assaulted Shawkat.

He was taken to Faridpur Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 3 am.

Neither the motive behind the assault nor the identities of the attackers could be known immediately.