Sufi Muslim killed

DHAKA: A local Sufi Muslim leader was hacked to death in Bangladesh in a suspected Islamist killing, police said on Saturday.

Mohammad Shahidullah, 65, went missing after leaving home on Friday morning, until villagers found his body in a pool of blood in a mango grove in Rajshahi.”

He was not a famous Sufi. But there could be a possibility that he was killed by Islamist militants,” Rajshahi district police chief Nisharul Arif told AFP.