Dhaka/IBNS: Police have recovered the body of an Awami League leader in Bangladesh's Noakhali area, media reports said on Sunday.
The incident occurred in Companiganj Upazila.
The dead man, identified as Md Sohrab Hossain, 40, was attacked in a house near his residence in Char Amzad at 12:30am on Sunday. He was a former president of the Companiganj Awami League's Char Elahi Union Ward No. 6 unit, reported bdnews24.
“About 15 masked men suddenly attacked them at the time. At one point, the assailants slashed Sohrab’s throat and indiscriminately attacked two others and fled the area," Char Elahi Union Parishad Chairman Abdur Razzak was quoted as saying by the newsportal.
The body was recovered on Sunday.
The body has been sent to Noakhali General Hospital for an autopsy.