Pabna, Jun 10 (Just News): Unidentified assailants hacked dead a saint of a Hindu ashram of Sri Sri Thakur Anukul Chandra at Hemayetpur in Pabna early today. Nitya Ranjan Pande, 60, was murdered in a style similar to the recent suspected militant killings, Alamgir Kabir, superintendent of police in Pabna told.
The murder took place amid a weeklong clampdown by police on militants across the country which starts from today.
Miscreants hacked Nitya Ranjan to death while he was walking near the ashram, a few yards off the Hemayetpur mental hospital around 5:00am,  reports our correspondent quoting Abdullah Al Hasan, officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Station.
Police are further investigating the killing incident, the OC added.