A leader of Jubo League, youth front of the ruling Awami League, was shot dead by unknown assailants at Ratanpur of Sadar upazila in Munshiganj yesterday.
Police arrested a youth, Sabuj, in this regard.
The deceased, Sadek Hossain Sheikh, 40, son of Ali Siddique Sheikh of West Ratanpur, was president of ward no 1 unit in Panchasar union.
Police and family said the culprits shot Sadek around 8:00pm while he was walking along the road.
Later, he was rushed to Munshiganj General Hospital where the doctor declared him dead, they said.
Protesting the killing, Jubo League activists demonstrated in the town.
Police said Sadek had a dispute with the locals – Nur Hossain, Aner, and Sabuj – over land; and the murder might have been occurred following it.