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Youth shot dead over trifling matter

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  • 10 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Youth shot dead over trifling matter

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NOAKHALI: A youth has been shot to death at Begumganj upazila in the district over trifling matter on Sunday.

Deceased Rashed was the son of Tajul Islam, a resident of Alaiapur village in the upazila.

Victim’s mother Purnima Begum said Rashed was a construction worker in Dhaka. He recently came home amid the nationwide lockdown.

On August 1, Rashed and one Rubel of the area locked into an altercation over flashing torchlight on face. Later, Rubel’s associates beat up Rashed three times, alleged Purnima.

Victim’s family lodged a complaint with local police station on August 4 in this connection.

Later, Rashed was picked up from in front of his house, and shot in the head.

Rashed was murdered following the complaint filed with Begumganj Police Station, alleged his family.

Begumganj OC Muhammad Kamruzzaman Sikder said police recovered the body from a garden on Sunday afternoon and sent it to hospital morgue.