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UP chairman gunned down in Satkhira

  • Published at 09:45 am September 9th, 2018
Mosharraf Hossain
File photo of murdered UP Chairman Mosharraf HossainCollected

Chairman Mosharraf Hossain was shot dead around 11pm on Saturday

Kaliganj Upazila general secretary of Jatiya Party and Krishnanagar Union Parishad chairman Mosharraf Hossain has been gunned down by a gang of culprits in Satkhira.

He was shot dead around 11pm on Saturday, while he was sitting in front of the Union Jubo League office in Baliadanga Bazar. Those involved in the murder fled the scene after committing the crime.

Speaking to the Dhaka Tribune, Union Awami League General Secretary Suruj Hossain said: “A gang of assailants, riding on two motorbikes, shot Chairman Mosharraf Hossain on the face and head multiple times. 

“He was taken to Kaliganj Hospital, where the on-duty doctor declared him dead on arrival (DOA).”

The matter was also confirmed by the hospital’s resident Medical Officer Dr. Tayebur Rahman.

Meanwhile, Kaliganj police station Officer-in-Charge Hassan Hafizur Rahman told the Dhaka Tribune that a combing operation has been launched to track down those responsible for the murder.