BSS-18 2 killed over land dispute in Pabna

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2 killed over land dispute in Pabna

PABNA, Jan 16, 2021 (BSS) – Two people were killed and several others were injured in a clash over land dispute in Santhia upazila of the district today.

The deceased were identified as Munnaf, 35, son of Shakhawat Hossain of Nariagada village and Nasir, 30, son of Shamsu Hossain of Baro Paiksaha village of the upazila.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Santhia Police Station Asaduzzaman said there had been a long standing enmity between Bachu and Mannaf group in Nariagotai village of Dhopdah union of the upazila over a piece of land.

As a sequel to the enmity, a group of terrorists led by Bachu attacked Mannaf and his followers with sharp weapons in the disputed land, leaving Munnaf dead on the spot and several others including Nasir critically injured.

The injured were taken to Santhia Sadar Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared Nasir dead, sources said.
Police were deployed in the area, he said, adding that a process is underway to file a case in this connection.

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