NOAKHALI: A local Jubo League leader was shot and beaten to death by a gang of assailants at Barul area in Sonaimuri upazila here on Saturday night.
Police arrested one named Nur Hossain in this connection.
Deceased Arif Hossain, 31, was the general secretary of Amishapara union unit Jubo League and son of Sirajul Islam.
Locals said, a gang of armed miscreants attacked Arif when he was on Barul bridge riding on a motorcycle around 11:30pm. Later, they shot and beat up Arif, leaving him dead on the spot.
OC Ashraful Islam of Sonaimuri Police Station said the body was sent to Noakhali Medical College Hospital.