AL leader hacked to death in Laxmipur
A local leader of Awami League (AL) was hacked to death at Sadar upazila in Laxmipur district early Friday.
Deceased Monir Hossain was the president of ward no.7 of Tewariganj union unit AL.
Quoting locals, Laxmipur Sadar Model Police Station officer in-charge (OC) AKM Azizur Rahman said some robbers intruded Monir’s house at Andarmanik village at early hours of Friday and tied up him and his other family members.
At one stage, they hacked Monir and his wife with sharp weapons indiscriminately. They, then, took away his motorcycle, Tk 2 lakh in cash and gold ornaments from the house and escaped the place.
Hearing the victims’ screams, neighbours rushed in, rescued the injured and took them to Noakhali Sadar General Hospital.
But, Monir succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital, said OC Azizur.
A case was filed in this connection and police are trying to arrest those involved in the incident, he added.
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