Youth killed in dispute over lottery results

Our Correspondent . Narsingdi | Published: 00:09, Mar 21,2021


A young man died after being injured in a clash over lottery results at Alipura Char in Narsingdi Sadar upazila on Saturday afternoon.

The deceased was Shanto Ahmed, 25, son of Satter Mia of village Nazarpur in the upazila.

Narsingdi Sadar police officer-in-charge Biplob Datta Chowdhury said that arguments broke out between people of Nazrpur and Alipura villages over lottery results and Shanto Ahmed was stabbed by spears at one stage.

Shanto was sent to Narsingdi General Hospital and then, shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, where he died.

Upon hearing about the death, Nazarpur villagers attacked Alipura village and looted houses there, engaging in another clash.

The victim’s uncle Mizanur Rahman filed a case over the murder and the police arrested one accused so far, said the police officer.

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