CHAPAINAWABGANJ: A man was killed allegedly by his elder brother over land dispute on Thursday at Shiala Gabtola in Chapainawabganj district.
The deceased was identified as Golam Morshed, 41, son of Golam Mostafa, a resident of Gabtola area of Chapainawabganj.
Morshed’s elder brother advocate Elias Hossain went into hiding after the incident.
AKM Alamgir Jahan, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chapainawabganj Sadar Police Station, said that Morshed had a dispute with his elder brother Elias Hossain for a long time over ownership of land and family issues.
As a sequel to the enmity, Elias cut Morshed’s throat with a sharp weapon and fled home on Thursday, leaving Morshed dead on the spot, the OC added.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Chapainawabganj 250-bed hospital for autopsy.