An expatriate industrialist was shot dead by terrorists in broad day light at DTL bus counter in the district town on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Mosharraf Hossain, 40, who returned from Greece on Sunday. He was the resident of Jatrabari area of Dhaka. He had a garments factory in Greece.
Witnesses said a gang of four terrorists opened three rounds of bullet on Mosharraf when he came to the bus counter on way to Dhaka from his father-in-law’s house at Panchghariakandi in the town, leaving him critically injured at around 6:15 pm.
The miscreants left the place with two motorbikes soon after the incident. The victim, who received bullets in his chest and belly, was rushed to Munshiganj General Hospital.
Later he was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated where the attending doctors declared him dead at around 8:30 pm.
The reason behind the murder could not be known immediately.
A case was filed in this connection.