A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was killed allegedly by the supporters of the independent candidate during UP poll in Lakshmipur’s Ramganj upazila on Sunday.
The deceased identified as Sazzadur Rahman Sajib was the president of Ichapur Union Chhatra League.
Police said a clash broke out between the supporters of Al-backed candidate and independent candidate at Nayanpur Primary School in Ichapur union around 5pm, leaving Sajib seriously injured after being hit on his head.
Later, he was sent to Chandpur Sadar Hospital where the doctor declared him dead on arrival.
Lakshmipur SP AH Kamruzzaman said they are investigating the matter.
Meanwhile, the law forces detained 40 people with a number weapons from different places of the upazila.