April 1, 2017 - 6:24pm
Unidentified assailants stabbed a local Awami League leader to death in Patwary Haat area of Lakshmipur sadar. The deceased was identified as Faruk Hossain, joint general secretary of Uttar Hamchhadi union unit Awami League. He was also a union parishad member of ward number 2 under the union.
Police and relatives said the miscreants attacked Faruk while he was returning home around 11:00pm on Friday. They stabbed Faruk indiscriminately leaving him injured critically.
Locals rushed him to Lakshmipur General Hospital from where he was shifted to Noakhali General Hospital as his condition deteriorated. On-duty physicians of the Noakhali hospital declared him dead around 1:00am on Saturday. Md Abdullah Al Mamun, officer-in-charge of Lakshmipur sadar police station, said police were conducting drives to arrest the perpetrators.