A former Union Parishad member and local Jamaat-e-Islami leader was shot death at Char Balrampur village in Pabna Sadar upazila on Sunday night.
The deceased was identified as Shariful Islam Sharif (45), son of Adu Sheikh. He was the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (BJI) co-President of Bharara Union, confirmed Pabna Sadar Upazila BJI Ameer Abdul Gaffar Khan
Witnesses said some miscreants wearing masks attacked Sharif while he was watching television during the Bangladesh-Pakistan cricket match at a tea stall in front of Char Balrampur High School around 9:30pm.
The criminals first shot him and later chopped him indiscriminately, leaving him dead on spot.
The deceased Shariful had been previously elected twice as a Union Parishad member of 7 no. ward of Bharara Union.
Pabna Sadar OC Ahsanul Haque and Bharara Union Chairman Abu Sayeed confirmed the incident.