He had a dispute over some lands with his younger brother
A member of Bangladesh Police has been killed by his younger brother over family dispute in Narail.
The deceased was identified as Md Salauddin Sheikh, 50. He was stationed at Magura Sadar police station as a police inspector (investigation).
The incident took place at Batashi village in Lohagara upazila on Monday, Lohagara police station Officer in-Charge (OC) Syed Ashiqur Rahman confirmed.
According to police and local sources, Salauddin had a dispute over some lands with his younger brother Jasim Sheikh.
On Monday, an argument took place between the two brothers in this regard. At one point, Jasim attacked Salauddin with a shovel from behind and critically injured him.
Salauddin was initially taken to Lohagara Upazila Health Complex but was later referred to Khulna Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated. However, he died on the way to the hospital.
Since then, Jasim had been absconding. Another brother Gias Uddin, 45, was also injured during the altercation.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Narail Sadar Hospital.
Narail Superintendent of Police Prabir Kumar Roy visited the scene following the incident.