Thursday, 18 August, 2022
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Man killed ‘by nephew’ over land dispute in Jashore

A sexagenarian man was beaten to death allegedly by his nephew over land dispute at Nowapara union in Sadar upazila of Jashore on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Abdur Rahman, of Arpara village of the union.

Tajul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Jashore Kotwali Police Station, said Abdur Rahman locked into an altercation with his nephews over a piece of disputed land in the afternoon.

At one stage, his nephew Bablu hit him on his head, leaving him severely injured.

Later, he was rushed to Jashore General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries in the evening.

The body was kept at the hospital morgue for an autopsy.

Legal steps will be taken in this regard, said the OC.