He was dragged out of his house and shot
A union parishad (UP) member was shot dead on Monday morning in Chittagong.
The deceased, Md Zabbar Ali, 37, was a ward 5 member of Khiram Union Parishad (UP) in Fatikchhari upazila of Chittagong.
According to locals and the police, the UP member had returned home after offering Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at a local mosque.
Some 10 or12 youths with firearms suddenly entered his house, dragged him out, and indiscriminately fired at him.
The bullet-ridden public representative was rushed to the upazila health complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead on arrival at 11:30am.
“The UP member was shot in the chest and the back. The body has been sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital for autopsy,” said Babul Akter, officer-in-charge (OC) of Fatikchhari police station.