Man ‘kills’ brother over land dispute in Khulna

United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Published: 12:45, Apr 29,2020


A man was killed reportedly by his elder brother over a land dispute at village Gazipur of Terokhada upazila in Khulna on Tuesday night.

The deceased was identified as Islam Sheikh, 33, son of Shahjahan Sheikh of the upazila.

Quoting local people, Terokhada police officer-in-charge Mostafa Kamal said that Islam Sheikh and his elder brother Jamil Sheikh had been at loggerheads over the ownership of a piece of land.

Around 9:00pm Tuesday, both the siblings were locked in an altercation over the issue and at one stage, Jamil hit Islam with a sharp weapon, leaving him injured.

The injured was taken to a local hospital where doctors declared him dead.

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