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Jubo League activist hacked to death in Narail

An activist of Awami Jubo League was killed in an attack by some miscreants while returning home from the Khulna Divisional Rally of ‘Tarunya Jayayatra’ in Mohsin Chowrasta area in Perli village under Kalia upazila of the district on Thursday evening.The deceased was identified as Azad Sheikh, 32, son of Salam Sheikh of Perli Uttar Para and the elder brother of Sajjad Sheikh, president of Perli Union Jubo League unit.According to witnesses, the union Jubo League leaders and activists participated in a procession ‘Tarunner Joyjatra’ held in Khulna.After finishing the programme, Azad was returning home in the evening. On the way, a group of some miscreants attacked and beat him with hammers and sticks around 6.30pm, leaving Azad seriously injured, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kalia Police Station Sheikh Tasmim Alam said.Locals rescued Azad and took him to Khulna Medical College Hospital, where on-duty doctor declared him dead, he said.Member of Parliament of Narail-1 constituency B. M. Kabirul Haque Mukti has strongly condemned the murder of Azad Sheikh.He also demanded immediate arrest and exemplary punishment of those involved in the murder.

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