NGO official gunned down in Jessore


Miscreants have shot an NGO official to death in Jessore Uposhohor area on Saturday night.

The deceased is Golam Kuddus Bhiku, 50, the executive director of Pratyasha Samaj Kalyan Sanstha.

Jessore Kotwali Model Police Station OC KM Ajmal Huda said: “Miscreants opened fire on Bhiku around 9 pm while he was standing in front of his house, leaving him critically injured.”

“Locals rescued him and took to Jessore General Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared him dead. The criminals hurled two bombs near his house while fleeing the spot,” he added.

Reason behind the murder could not be known immediately. Operations are underway to trace the criminals, said police.