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UP member beaten to death in Rajbari

  • Published at 11:20 am September 11th, 2019
Map of Rajbari Dhaka Tribune

The motive behind the assault and the identities of the attackers are not yet known

A union parishad (UP) member was beaten to death by miscreants in Rajbari. 

The incident happened at Bagduli Bazar in Pangsha upazila on Tuesday night.

The deceased, Shawkat Ali Mandal, was a member of  Mourat Union Parishad ward 4. He was also the general secretary of ruling Awami League’s ward unit.

Ahsan Ullah, officer-in-charge (OC) of Pangsha police station, said: "The criminals barged into a pharmacy around 8:30pm and assaulted Shawkat.

"He was taken to Faridpur Medical College Hospital (FMCH), where he succumbed to his injuries around 3am on Wednesday."

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