A Swechhasebak League leader was shot to death and another one injured by assailants at Kachharipara Sahara Club area in Paban district on Monday noon.
The deceased was identified as Mamunur Rashid, 37, the convener of district Swechhasebak League.
Sources said some assailants fired four to five rounds of bullet targeting Mamun and his playmates when they were playing chess at Sahara club in the district town, leaving both of them critically injured. They were rushed to Pabna Medical College Hospital where Mamunur succumbed to his injuries.
Tipu was shifted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated.
Officer-in-Charge of Sadar Thana Kazi Haniful Islam confirmed the matter to banglanews.