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UP member stabbed to death in Kurigram

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A Correspondent

Kurigram: A union parishad member was stabbed to death by some miscreants at Kirtantari village in Rajibpur upazila on Sunday night.

The deceased was identified as Tara Mia, a member of ward-2 of Mohanganj union parisahd in the upazila.

Police said a group of miscreants intercepted Tara Mia on way home from Kirtantari bazar around 11 pm and stabbed him indiscriminately, leaving him critically injured.

Later, he was rushed to Rajibpur Upazial Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.

Faridul Islam, officer-in-charge of Rajibpur Police Station, said the body was sent to Kurigram General Hospital morgue for autopsy.

The motive behind the killing could not be known yet, he said.