Chandpur, Nov 16 (UNB) – An addicted man surrendered before police after stabbing dead his father for refusing to give him money for drug in Uttar Ichali village of Sadar Upazila on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Musa Gazi, 65, of the village.
Hossain Gazi, son of the victim, stabbed his father indiscriminately while he was sleeping in his room at 8:30 am and soon fled away, according to family sources.
Hearing the screams of the victim, family members rushed in and took the injured to Chandpur Sadar Hospital from where he was referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Musa Gazi, however, died on the way to Dhaka, said Md Ibrahim Khalil, officer-in-charge of Chandpur Model Police Station.
Later, the killer son surrendered to the police station, he said.
Meanwhile, the victim’s elder son Alam Gazi claimed that Hossain has been undergoing treatment for long as he became mentally impaired for taking drugs for long time.
Rangpur, Nov 16 (UNB) - At least 10 people were injured in a clash between two groups of indigenous people over a piece of disputed land at Baldipakur Balapara village in Mithapakur upazila on Friday Morning.
Six people with arrow injuries were admitted to Mithapakur Upazila Health Complex and the Rangpur Medical College Hospital for treatment, said Ashequre Rahman, officer-in-charge of Mithapakur Police Station.
Police and locals said there had been longstanding enmity between Shukendra Kuzur and his nephew Nanda Kuzur over the ownership of a piece of land.
When Shukendra along with his associates went to the disputed land for harvesting paddy around 9:00am, Nanda with the help of locals resisted them that triggered the clash, leaving 10 people from both the parties injured.
Being informed police went to the spot and brought the situation under control, he added.
Narsingdi, Nov 16 (UNB) – Three people were killed and 100 others injured in a clash between two factions of Awami League over establishing supremacy in Nilakkha union of Raipura upazila on Friday.
Two of the deceased were identified as Sohagh Miah and Maram Ali, local residents.
Zakir Hasan, additional superintendent of police, said former union parishad chairman and former Raipura upazila AL vice-president Abdul Haque and present union parishad chairman and union AL president Tajul Islam had long been at loggerheads over controlling the locality.
As a sequel of the previous enmity, the supporters of both the AL leaders locked into a clash around 3pm.
Equipped with firearms and fishing spears (teta), they attacked each, leaving three people dead on the spot and 100 others injured.
On information, police rushed in and tried to bring the situation under control.
However, sporadic clashes continued till filing of this report around 8pm.
The injured were taken to different hospitals, said Mohsin Alam, officer-in-charge of Raipur Police Station.
He also said additional policemen were called in to bring the situation under control.
Earlier, a Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinee was shot dead during a clash between two AL groups at Bashgari of the upazila in the early hours.
The deceased was identified as Tofazzal Hossain Rana, son of local Abdullah Fakir.
The OC said supporters of former Bashgari union parishad chairman and ex-union AL president Shahed Sarkar and current chairman Sirajul Haque, also an AL leader, attacked each other and exchanged gunfire from around 9 pm till midnight on Thursday.
After a short interval, they again exchanged gunfire early Friday.
Tofazzel, who came out of his home to respond to the natural call, sustained bullet injuries to the head around 6 am during the gunfight.
Later, he died on the way to Narsingdi hospital.
Faridpur, Nov 16 (UNB) –Police recovered four petrol bombs and six crude bombs from a car near a house in Saltha upazila on Thursday night.
Delwar Hossain Khan, officer-in-charge of Saltha Police Station, said a team of police recovered the petrol bombs and crude bombs from a bag searching an abandoned car.
A case was filed in this connection.
Meherpur, Nov 16 (UNB) – A housewife was strangled to death allegedly by her husband at Khashmahal in Gangni upazila on Thursday night.
The deceased was identified as Jahanara Khatun, 30, wife of Rezaul Haq.
Harendra Nath Sarkar, officer-in-charge of Gangni Police Station, said Rezaul and Jahanara used to pick up quarrel and Jahanara went to her father’s house following a quarrel recenly.
Rezaul went to his in-laws house to bring back Jahanara on Thursday night and he strangled Jahanara to death on the way to his home, said the OC quoting local people.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to hospital morgue.
They also arrested Rezaul in this connection.