Kushtia: The headmaster of a primary school was shot dead at Doyarampur village in Kumarkhali upazila early Saturday.
The victim was identified as Rabiul Islam, 48, was the headmaster of Mohendrapur Government Primary School.
Officer-in-charge Lutfor Rahman of Kumarkhali Thana said, a gang of armed assailants fired gunshots at Rabiul around 1:30am when he was returning from his brick kiln.
Locals rushed him to Kumarkhali Upazila Health Complex where on-duty doctors declared Rabiul dead.
Rabiul might have been killed over the ownership of the brick kiln, OC said.