One killed, 10 hurt in Kotalipara clash

Our Correspondent

21 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

GOPALGANJ: A young man was killed and 10 others were injured in a clash over land dispute in Atrabari village of Hiran union under Kotalipara upazila of the district on Friday evening.

The deceased was identified as Akter Hossain Gazi, 35, son of Shamsul Haque Gazi of Atrabari village in Kotalipara upazila.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kotalipara Police Station Sheikh Lutfar Rahman said that Sohrab Hossain Gazi, son of Tachen Gazi of the same village, had a long-running dispute over land with Wahab Ali Gazi, son of Shamsul Haque Gazi of Atrabari village in the area.

In the sequel of this dispute, two groups locked into a fierce clash on Friday night that left 10 people injured including Wahab Ali Gazi (50), Halim Gazi (55) and Akter Hossain Gazi.

Seriously injured Wahab Ali Gazi, Halim Gazi, and Akhter Hossain Gazi were admitted to Kotalipara Upazila Health Center.

Later, Akter Hossain Gazi was sent to Khulna Medical Hospital for better treatment following deterioration of his condition.

But, he died around 11 pm while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Police arrested two in this connection, the OC added.