A man named Abdul Halim (30) was shot dead by law enforcers at Pilatkata Government Primary School in Ward 5 of Kutubdia Baraghop Union.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Halim, son of Mohammad Hossain of Goldarpara area of Baraghop Union and general secretary of Awami League in Ward 8.
Witnesses said some people tried to snatch ballot papers by creating a chaotic atmosphere at the polling station. Abdul Halim was shot by a member of the law enforcement force. He was rescued and taken to Kutubdia Upazila Health Complex where the doctor on duty declared him dead.
Kutubdia Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mohammad Omar Haider confirmed that a man named Abdul Halim was killed while trying to create a disturbance at the polling station. The body of the deceased is at Kutubdia Upazila Health Complex. He said the deceased was a supporter of the boat symbol candidate.