‘Cousin’ beats man to death in Narsingdi

Published: August 31, 2018 18:48:19 | Updated: September 01, 2018 19:16:30

A young man who was injured after being beaten allegedly by his cousin at Purba Seydnagar village in Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi district on Thursday afternoon died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in the capital on Friday morning.

The deceased was identified as Monir Hossain, 35, son of late Hajji Mohammad Ali of the village, reports UNB.

Masud, sub-inspector of Shibpur Police Station, said Monir's cousin Shahadat Hossain, 28, obstructed him while he was cutting a tree on the border of their houses on Thursday afternoon.

Later, they locked into an altercation over the issue.

At one stage, Shahadat beat Monir mercilessly, leaving him critically injured.

The injured was taken to Narsingdi Hospital where doctors referred him to the DMCH. He, however, succumbed to his injuries around 9:30am today.

Monir's mother filed a murder case against Shahadat in this regard.

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