Shawkat Ali Mandal, the victim, was a member of ward number 4 under Mourat Union Parishad. He was also the general secretary of ruling Awami League’s ward unit.
Ahsan Ullah, officer-in-charge of Pangsha Police Station, said criminals barged into a pharmacy around 8:30pm and assaulted Shawkat.
He was taken to Faridpur Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 3am.
Neither the motive behind the assault, nor the identities of the attackers could be known immediately.