A union unit leader of Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal was shot dead allegedly by some assailants in Sadar upazila of Sirajganj on Wednesday night.
The deceased was identified as Ali Akbar, 40, son of late Mojibur Rahman of Hatsartia village of the upazila.
Md Siddique Ahmed, assistant superintendent of police (ASP) of Belkuchi circle, said the assailants shot Akbar Ali at Randhunibari Bazaar under Soydabad union around 8.15pm.
"He died on the way to Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital," the ASP said, adding that four bottles of liquor and a bag were found near the crime scene.
The motive behind the killing will be clear only after an investigation, the ASP added.