A 45-year-old businessman was shot dead allegedly by some miscreants at Khamarerchar in Belabo upazila of Narsingdi on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Kabir Hossain, son of Abdul Hai of Khamarerchar village.
Deceased’s family members said the assailants attacked Kabir, a transport businessman, when he went to a garage for repairing his vehicle in Khamarerchar area at 12pm on Saturday.
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Later he ran and came on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway where the miscreants stabbed him indiscriminately and shot him, leaving him dead on the spot.
On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body, said Safayet Hossain, officer-in-charge of Belabo Police Station.
The body was sent to a hospital morgue for an autopsy, said the OC adding that the motive behind the killing could not be known immediately.