He was shot during a clash at a polling centre
A leader of Chhatra Dal, the student wing of BNP, was shot dead outside a polling centre in Sylhet’s Balaganj.
Fahim Ahmed Sohel, the Balaganj Chhatra Dal general secretary, was shot outside Azizpur Government Primary School around 4pm Sunday.
Sylhet Circle Additional Superintendent of Police (media) Mahbubul Alam told the Dhaka Tribune a clash broke out at the centre when a group of 10-15 miscreants attacked in a bid to snatch away ballot boxes.
Another group of men blocked them and a clash broke out, the police official said.
Sohel was shot amid this fighting, Mahbubul added.