Man dies in clash over land dispute in Gopalganj

Published: September 04, 2018 12:12:30 | Updated: September 04, 2018 16:58:32

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A man was killed in a clash over land dispute in Dakhshin Fukra village of Kashiani upazila under Gopalganj district on Monday.

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, UNB reported.

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

Meanwhile, police detained 12 villagers in this connection.

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