Former principal of Patgram Women’s Degree College was murdered at Shahebdanga in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat district on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as M Wajed Ali, a freedom fighter and son of Basir Uddin of the village, reports UNB.
Quoting locals, Omar Faruk, officer-in-charge of Patgram Police Station, said a group of miscreants swooped on Wajed at his house around 9:30 pm and slit his throat, leaving him critically injured.
Wajed was taken to the upazila health complex where the doctors declared him dead.
The motive behind the murder could not be known immediately.
“Police are investigating the incident and legal steps will be taken soon,” said OC.