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Robbers kill Chhatra League leader in Sylhet

  • Published at 07:17 pm March 31st, 2019
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Deceased Chhatra League leader Shahab Uddin Dhaka Tribune

His father and brother were injured also

A Chhatra League leader has been shot dead by a robber at Balaganj upazila in Sylhet.

The incident took place at Champarkandi village in the early hours of Sunday.

The deceased, Shahab Uddin, 26, was the organizing secretary of Dewan Bazar union Chhatra League.

Shahab’s father, Surman Ali, and his brother Wahab Ali, were injured at the time and are currently undergoing treatment at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital.

Confirming the matter, Sylhet District Additional Superintendent of Police, Mahbubur Rahman, said: “A gang of dacoits went to rob Surman’s house around 2am on Sunday. Hearing screams from his father’s room, Shahab and area locals went there.

“Resisting the attack, Shahab was shot in the head. He was rushed to Osmani Medical , where he was declared dead.”

Balaganj police station OC, Gazi Ataur Rahman, said: “Shahab’s body was sent to the hospital morgue for an autopsy and his body will be handed over to his family.”

According to family sources, a few mobile phones, charge lights, and gold, were robbed.