Miscreants gunned down a businessman at a tea stall in Sadar upazila of the district on Saturday evening, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Ariful Islam, 25, son of Abdur Razzak of Khankhanapur’s Sardarpara in the upazila and poultry businessman.
Local Abul Kalam said Ariful was sitting on a bench at a tea stall in front of Suraj Mohini Institute High School nearby Khankhanapur Union Parishad around 6pm.
A group of miscreants on two motorbikes from Khankhanapur Bazar shot him dead, he said.
He sustained bullet injuries in the head and chest causing immense bleeding, local Kalam depicted.
Shawkat Hasan, inspector of Khankhanapur police investigation centre, said they have been working to unearth the reason for the murder and identify the killers.
He also said they collected some samples from the spot where higher ups officers, including superintendent of police, visited.