According to the eyewitnesses, Saider Malitha was returning home from the local market.
A group of miscreants with motorbikes encircled him on Char Bangabari embankment. They fired at him indiscriminately, leaving him dead on the spot. The miscreants fled the scene later, the eye witnesses added.
Additional police superintendent of Pabna Masud Alam said the process of recovering the body from the scene is underway. Primarily, it is assumed that he has been killed over previous enmity. An investigation is being carried out to unearth the truth.