Gazipur: A college student was shot to death and his mother injured in an attack by his rivals in Kaliganj upazila on
The deceased was identified as Md Nayan Miah, an undergraduate student of Govt Titumir College in the capital and son of Nobi Hossain of Kalikoti village in the upazila.
Witnesses said a group of 14-15 miscreants, armed with firearms and sharp weapons and led by Imon Ali and Salauddin of the locality, broke into the house of Nobi Hossain around 10:30am and started stabbing his son and wife with sharp weapons.
At one point, Nobi Hossain’s son Nayan managed to run away and took shelter in the house of neighbour Shahidulllah.
However, the attackers chased Nayan and entered Shahidullah’s house and continued to stab him. They also fired two bullets in his head and hurriedly left the scene.
Critically injured, Nayan was rushed to Apollo Hospitals in Dhaka where on-duty doctors declared him dead.
Meanwhile, the deceased’s mother received serious injuries all over the body during the attack. Her left hand was cut off by the attackers.
Nobi Hossain, father of the deceased, said that there had been a longstanding dispute between him and his relative Imon Ali over a piece of land.
Although the dispute was settled several times in village arbitrations, Imon and his accomplices launched the attack on
Wednesday, he alleged.
Kaliganj Police Station officer-in-charge Mostafizur Rahman said they have already visited the spot on information.