Khulna Representative: Md. Shahidul Islam.
A man named Nazrul Islam (50) was killed when his three brothers hit him with a bamboo stick in Dumuria upazila of Khulna. Nazrul Islam’s daughter Mukta (18) was injured in the attack. He was undergoing treatment at Khulna Medical College Hospital. The attack took place around 4:30 pm on Tuesday.
In the afternoon at Maguraghona East Para (Hogladanga) in Dumuria, Khulna, the branches of a child tree near the land boundary broke due to rain. Ripon Sheikh, Mamun Sheikh and Emon Sheikh, sons of Nazrul Islam and Ashraf Ali Sheikh, a neighbor, had an argument over a small branch of the tree. At one stage, three brothers started beating Nazrul Islam with bamboo sticks.
Daughter Mukta was also hit with a stick while trying to stop her father.
When Nazrul Islam fell into the pond next to him, the three brothers left the scene. Later, after learning the news of Nazrul Islam’s death, his family left the area.
The injured Nazrul Islam and his daughter were rescued by the locals and first taken to the local health complex.
As their condition deteriorated, they were sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital.
Nazrul Islam died at around 6:30 pm.
The family brought the body to Maguraghona after postmortem at around 5 pm on Wednesday. Later at 6.30 am Janaza was performed at Eidgah Maidan in Maguraghona East. Burial is done at the family cemetery.
Dumuria Police Station OC Md Obaidur Rahman visited the spot. He said an operation has been launched to arrest the attackers.