Teenage boy hacked dead in Cumilla


14th April, 2019 05:11:38 printer

Teenage boy hacked dead in Cumilla

A teenage boy was hacked to death in Burichang upazila of Cumilla on Saturday evening reportedly over a land dispute.

The deceased is Mohammad Russel, 19, son of late Ibrahim of Farizpur Rampal village in the upazila.

Locals said Russel’s family had long been at loggerheads with Lutfunnesa’s one of the village over the share of piece of land.

Members of Lutfunnesa family allegedly swooped on Russel on Saturday evening and chopped him with local weapons.

A fellow villager, Rustam Ali, was also injured in the attack as he tried to save the teenage boy.

The injured were taken to Cumilla Medical College Hospital where Russel died around 10:30pm, said officer-in-charge of Burichang Police Station Anwarul Hasque.