Three killed in three districts
At least three persons were killed in separate incidents in three districts- Satkhira, Habiganj and Pirojpur, in two days.
SATKHIRA: A police constable's son was beaten to death and another injured over a trifling matter at Bakchora of the district town on Tuesday night.
The deceased was identified as Sakib Hossen, 17, son of police constable Nazrul Islam and a student of class X at Satkhira Police Lines Secondary School.
Police, quoting local people, said Sakib, Rashed and Amir were locked into an altercation with Abdul Qader and Shanto in the area on Tuesday evening over a trifling matter.
Later, Qader and Shanto along with their associates attacked Sakib, Rashed and Amir about 10 pm when they were returning home from a Waz Mahfil.
They beat up Sakib and Rashed mercilessly while Amir managed to flee the scene. They were rushed to Sadar Hospital where on-duty doctor declared Sakib dead.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sadar Police Station (PS) Mohidul Haque confirmed the incident.
HABIGANJ: An elderly person died while undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital on Tuesday morning.
The victim was identified as Quddus Mollah, son of Nawab Ali Mollah of Muriauk Village in Lakhai Upazila.
Locals said Muriauk Union Parishad former chairman Nuruzzman Mollah had a long-standing dispute with Mashuk Miah. Following the dispute, the supporters of both the group were locked in an altercation on Friday last, leaving Quddus seriously injured.
The man succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday.
Lakhai PS OC Bojler Rahman said the situation of the area is now in under control. After that additional police have been deployed in the area.
PIROJPUR: A local Swechchhasebak Dal leader died during a police chase to arrest him for protesting Khaleda Zia's graft case verdict near his house at Madhyarasta area in the town on Saturday night.
Seeing the police, the deceased was trying to flee, and on his way he dashed against a tree and got serious injury in his chest.
The deceased was identified as Asaduzzaman Babar, 35, son of late Abdus Sobhan Hawlader, of Uttar Namajpur Village in Pirojpur Municipality.
He was rushed to Pirojpur Sadar Hospital where on-duty doctor declared him dead.
The deceased's wife Dalia alleged that police misbehaved with her.
Sadar PS OC Md. Ziaul Haque refuted her allegation and said the deceased died from heart attack.
District BNP General Secretary Professor Alamgir Hossain protested the incident. He said the deceased was popular in his area and participated in the last upazila parishad election.
The deceased's uncle Sheikh Nesar Uddin said police can't harass anyone without warrant.