Man receives acid burn injuries
Published : Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 at 1:07 PM Count : 366
A man received burn injuries as his rivals allegedly threw acid on him in Kaliganj upazila of Satkhira early Tuesday over land dispute.
Burn-injured Rafiqul Islam, 26, is the son of Abdul Gaffar, a resident of Kalishwarpur Mathkati village in the upazila.
The victim's cousin said Rafiqul have long been at loggerhead with his co-villagers Siraj, Tutul, and Shahin over the ownership of a piece of land.
As a sequel to the dispute, the men hurled acid on Rafiqul when he came out of his house responding to the call of nature at early hours, leaving him criticality injured.
He was first taken to Kailiganj Upazila Health Complex and then, shifted to Satkhira Sadar Hospital for better treatment.
Dr Md Hafiz Ullah of the hospital said Rafiqul sustained 60% burns and he was referred to the Burn Unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital as his condition is critical.
Meanwhile, Kaliganj Police Station officer in-charge Delwar Hossain said legal actions will be taken if a case is filed.