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Dhaka Tribune

Schoolboy beaten to death in Chittagong

  • Neighbours allegedly beat him
  • Altercation while playing
Update : 03 Jun 2024, 03:26 PM

A 15-year-old schoolboy who was allegedly beaten by his neighbours in Boalkhali upazila of Chittagong died at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Sunday night.

The deceased is Md Arif, a tenth grader and son of Md Zakir Hossain of Boalkhali upazila.

The deceased's father Zakir Hossain said that Arif returned home after school in the afternoon, had a snack, and then went to play near their residence.

A quarrel broke out between Arif and Sakibul while playing and then Sakib and some others beat Arif and left him on the roadside.

Later, locals rescued the injured Arif and took him to the upazila health complex at around 7:30pm from where he was sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH).

He died at CMCH around 9pm on Sunday.

Local UP member Md Abbas Uddin said: “I have come to know that Sakib, his brother and mother beat Arif following an altercation between Sakib and Arif. Later he died.”

Later, police detained Sakib in this connection.

Boalkhali police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Ashab Uddin said they visited the spot, and a murder case was filed in this regard.

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