Primary headmaster beaten to death over land dispute

Our Correspondent . Pabna | Published: 00:16, Nov 24,2019


A primary school headmaster died after he was allegedly beaten by his neighbour over land dispute at Atghoria in Pabna on Saturday.

The victim was Ashraf Ali, headmaster of Fulbaria Government Primary School and general secretary of Atghoria Primary Teachers’ Association.

Quoting the victim’s family, Atgharia police officer-in-charge Rakibul Islam said, ‘Asharf died on the way to hospital after he was rescued by locals while he was having an altercation with his neighbour Afzal Hossain over land dispute.’

Afzal reportedly beat Ashraf with a stick, the officer added.

Being informed, Atgharia upazila primary education officer Sirajum Monira and Atgharia Primary Teachers Association president Alhajaz Ashraf Ali visited the spot and demanded arrest of the suspected killer.

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