Man killed in clash over land dispute in Gopalganj | 2018-09-05

Man killed in clash over land dispute in Gopalganj

5 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

GOPALGANJ: A man was killed in a clash over land dispute in Dakhshin Fukra village of Kashiani upazila on Monday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Hingul Sarder, 45, son of Irful Sardar of the village.

Md Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Kashiani Police Station, said that there had been a long-standing dispute between two villagers Harun-or-Rashid Mollah and Saiful Sikder over ownership of a piece of land. Following the dispute, the two groups locked into a fierce clash in the morning that left 31 villagers including Hingul injured.

He was first taken to Gopalganj Sadar Hospital and then to Khulna Medical College Hospital.

As his condition deteriorated, the victim was referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, but he died on the way in the evening, police said.