An upazila-level female leader of Awami League has been stabbed to death by miscreants in Doshmoja area under Nabinagar upazila in Brahmanbaria.
The deceased is--Swapna Akhter, women affairs secretary of Nabinagar upazila unit Awami League.
Quoting witnesses, her party fellow Advocate Shib Shankar Das said: "A gang of miscreants swooped on Swapna and stabbed her inside an auto-rickshaw while she was returning home after a party meeting around 10 pm on Wednesday."
"The miscreants threw critically wounded Swapna on the road and fled the scene," he added.
Nabinagar Police Station OC Aslam Shikder said: "Being informed, the police rescued her and admitted to the Upazila Health Complex where on-duty doctors declared her dead."