Farmer killed over land dispute in C’nawabganj
21 March 2016, Nirapad News: A farmer was killed following land dispute at Ponerarashia village under Shibganj upazila of the district this noon.
The victim was identified as Abdul Karim 50, son of Abdul Malek of Ponerarashia village. Officer in Charge (OC) of Shibganj Thana Moinul Islam said farmer Ekramul Haque of the same area tried to set up a shallow tube-well on the land of Abdul Karim for irrigation purpose.
But Abdul Karim obstructed to do it and at one stage of altercation Ekramul Haque and his
followers hit Abdul Karim with sticks and a spade killing him on the spot.
Receiving information police from Shibganj Thana rushed to the spot and recovered the body and sent it to the Chapainawabganj Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Police detained Ekramul’s wife Lachon Begum 30 and daughter-in-law Mousumi Khatun 22. A case was filed in this regard.