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Teenage boy hacked to death in Cumilla

Published: April 14, 2019 20:10:19 | Updated: April 14, 2019 22:15:00


A teenage boy was hacked to death in Burichang upazila in Cumilla on Saturday evening reportedly over a land dispute.

The deceased is Mohammad Russel, 19, son of late Ibrahim of Farizpur Rampal village in the upazila, reports UNB.

Locals said Russel’s family had long been at loggerheads with Lutfunnesa’s one of the village over the share of piece of land.

Members of Lutfunnesa family allegedly swooped on Russel on Saturday evening and chopped him with local weapons.

A fellow villager, Rustam Ali, was also injured in the attack as he tried to save the teenage boy.

The injured were taken to Comilla Medical College Hospital where Russel died around 10:30pm, said officer-in-charge of Burichang Police Station Anwarul Hasque.

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