Two Jubo League activists were hacked to death in a clash between two groups over collecting toll of Kotchandpur municipality in Jhenaidah on Thursday.
The deceased were identified as Akhtar Hossain, 22, and Jibon Mia, 21, of the district.
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The clash broke out between Sramik league and Jubo league over controlling the toll collection at Chougacha bus stand around 11pm, said Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Kotchandpur Circle Mohaimenul Islam.
At one point, they attacked each other with sharp weapons, leaving Jibon Mia dead on spot and Akhtar Hossain, Sohag and Sabbir critically injured.
Akhtar succumbed to his injuries on the way to Jashore Medical College and Hospital where the other injured are undergoing treatment, the ASP added.
According to locals, Ashraful, Amirul, Sohag and Mithu of Jatiya Paribahan Sramik League, of Kotchandpur Municipality Mayor's Group, used to control the toll collection at Chougachha bus stand. However, another group was assigned with this activity recently. And so, supporters of Don and Hasan of Mayor's Group went there to snatch the control of the toll collection in the morning.
Meanwhile, police detained three people, including Don, for interrogation, said Md Moin Uddin, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kotchandpur police station.
Efforts are on to nab the killers, he added.