3 killed, 85 injured in separate incidents

Seven were held in this regard


At least three people were killed and 85 injured in separate incidents across the country yesterday. Over a dozen were held in these connections.

Our Chapainawabganj correspondent reports that a youth was killed in Balidanga of Nachole over a land dispute. The victim was Jasim Uddin, 30, of the same village.

Locals said Jasim had locked in an altercation with Khairul Islam and his wife Layli Begum, residents of Polsha Mission Bazar area. Khairul and his wife allegedly beat him up leaving him critically injured. Later he died on the way to a local hospital.

When contacted, Jasim Uddin, OC of Chapainawabganj police station, said they had arrested the couple on charge of murder. A case was filed.

Police recovered body of an old man from a cornfield in Doulatdiar area, 12 days after he went missing from home, reports our Chuadanga correspondent. The deceased was Omar Ali, 70.

Liyakat Hossain, OC of Chuadanga police station, said Omar might had died from a heart attack while going to the field.

According to the report of our Gaibandha correspondent, a woman was killed following altercation over watering a field in Malibari union. The deceased was Shilpi Begum, 25, wife of Rafiqul Islam.

Balu Mia, caretaker of a water pump, attacked her as she tried to fetch water from his pump around 4pm without taking his permission, said Gopal Chandra, OC of Gaibandha sadar police station.

Police said at least 15 people were injured in a clash that broke out around 2pm between the trainers and the trainees of a vocational training centre in Unique area of Ashulia, reports our Ashulia correspondent.

Sources said the clash erupted as the trainees put up blockade on Baipail-Abdullahpur road over a bargain regarding sending the trainees abroad.

Upon information, police went to the spot and brought the situation under control around 2:30pm, said Sheikh Badrul Alam, OC of Asulia police station.

Our Brahmanbaria correspondent reports that at least 20 people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers in Ashuganj area. Locals said the clash took place between supporters of Hazi Gafur Mia and Mizan Mia over land-related issues that lasted for around half an hour.

Golam Faruk, OC of Ashuganj police station, said police took the situation under control and additional police force had been deployed in the area.

In separate incidents of clashes in the district, at least 50 people were injured in Bhushor village of Pakshimul union.

A clash broke out between Faizullah and Samuj Ali over taking control of a water pump to water crops. Ali Arshad, OC of Sorail police station, said they had charged 22 rounds of rubber bullets and five rounds of teargas canisters to bring the situation under control.

Seven were held in this regard.

Source: UNBConnect


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