CHATTOGRAM: A freedom fighter (FF) was beaten to death allegedly by his rival over land dispute over a land dispute at Mirsarai upazila in the district on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Md Shahjahan, 70, of Osmanpur area under the upazila.Sohel Mostafa Dolon, nephew of the deceased, said rival group was cutting soils to occupy their land nearby the residence in Osmanpur area under the upazila at around 11:30am.
FF Shahjahan rushed to the spot to prevent them, he said. Suddenly, rival group launched an attack on Shahjahan with sticks, leaving him critically injured.
He was rushed to local hospital and later shifted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital where on-duty doctors declared him dead, said ASI Shilabrata Barua of the hospital police outpost.