Former UP member shoots SSC examinee dead

প্রকাশ: 30 January, 2020 12:22 : PM

 A SSC examinee was reportedly shot dead by a former Union Parishad (UP) member during a clash in Gopalganj sadar upazila on Thursday (January 30).

The deceased was– identified as Sheikh Rani, son of Anwar Sheikh—a resident of Bongram Eastpara area.

A long-held dispute has been going on between Sheikh and Molla clans over dominance. Folks of the two clans got into a clash in the morning. A former UP member of ward no-3, Azizur Sheikh, fired a bullet, killing Roni on the spot, Md. Monirul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of Gopalganj Sadar Police Station, told Banglanews.

Additional police have been deployed to calm the tensed situation. Additional Superintendent of Police (Circle) Mohammad Sanowar Hossain has also visited the spot, the police official said.