A councillor-elect was stabbed to death moments after he was declared victorious in Sirajganj on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Tariqul Islam, BNP supported candidate from ward No. 6 under Sirajganj Municipality.
Hasibul Alam, superintendent of police (SP) of the district, confirmed it.
He said that after being victorious, the councillor elect and his supporters were holding a procession around 7:30pm.
At that time, miscreants attacked them and stabbed Tariqul, leaving him seriously injured, the SP said.
He was rushed to a local hospital where the doctors on duty declared him dead.
In response to a question which party the victim belongs to, the officer replied that he was not clear about the matter.
Police were in a process to file a case in this regard and were trying to arrest the killers, Hasibul Alam added.