May 11, 2021, 1:20 am
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Councillor-elect stabbed dead after victory in Sirajganj

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.

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