• Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018
  • Last Update : 03:24 am

Clash over land kills 1 in Madaripur

  • Published at 09:36 am April 13th, 2013
Clash over land kills 1 in Madaripur

A young man was killed and 15 others were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over disputed land at Mahmudi village in Sadar upazila on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Shawkat Bepari, 25, son of Motaleb Bepari of the village.

Quoting witnesses, police said there had been a longstanding enmity between Motaleb Bepari and one Majibor Hawladar over ownership of a piece of land.

An altercation ensued between the two groups over cutting down a tree on the disputed land at about 2.30 pm.

Later, both the groups equipped with lethal weapons attacked each other, leaving 16 people injured on both sides.

The injured were rushed to Sadar Hospital where Shawkat died at about 7.30 pm.