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Speech-impaired youth killed over football match in Jashore

Speech-impaired youth killed over football match in Jashore

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A speech-impaired youth was killed in over a football match in Jhikargachha upazila of Jashore on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Nayan Hossain, 24, son of Shahidul Islam of Taura village in Jhikargachha upazila.

Police and witnesses said a football match was held at a local playground on Saturday afternoon.

There was a dispute between the two teams over scoring a goal in the game.

At one stage, 12/15 people led by Sarwar, a member of Ward No 6 of Panisara UP, beat up and stabbed the players of the opponent team, leaving four people injured.

Later, locals rescued them and admitted them to Jhikargachha Upazila Health Complex. Nayan and Zahurul were transferred to Jashore General Hospital where doctors declared Nayan dead.

Abdur Razzak, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Jhikargachha Police Station said police have not yet arrested anyone involved in the incident.

The body has been sent to Jashore General Hospital Morgue for an autopsy, the OC added.