A local leader of the ruling Awami League was shot dead by miscreants in Pabna Sadar upazila this morning.
The deceased Abdur Rahim, 40, was general secretary of Goyeshpur union unit Awami League, our correspondent reports quoting Abdul Kuddus, officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Station.
A group of armed miscreants shot Rahim when he was going to a Payda Bazar in the area around 9:00am, the OC said.
The armed men managed to flee the scene, leaving him dead on the spot, he added.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Pabna General Hospital for autopsy.