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School teacher beaten to death over land dispute in Pabna

  • Published at 03:04 pm November 23rd, 2019
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Ashraf Ali Dhaka Tribune

The body has been sent to Pabna General Hospital morgue for autopsy

A primary school headmaster has been reportedly beaten to death over land dispute in Atghoria upazila of Pabna.

The incident took place at 7am on Saturday at Moheshpur village of Akdanto union of the upazila.

The deceased was identified as Ashraf Ali, 45, headmaster of Phulbaria Govt Primary School and general secretary of Upazila Primary Teachers Association.

“My father had a long standing dispute over land with our neighbour Afzal Hossain. They locked into an altercation in the morning, and one stage Afzal started hitting my father with a stick indiscriminately, leaving him dead on spot,” the victim’s son Mohammad Hossain told Dhaka Tribune.

Atghoria police station Officer-In-Charge Rakibul Islam said a police team had been sent to the spot and the details will be known after an investigation. 

“The body has been sent to Pabna General Hospital morgue for autopsy. We brought Afzal's wife  Rina Khatun to the police station for interrogation.” the OC added.

However, no one has been arrested yet in connection with the murder.