Ex-cop killed in Magura
A retired police personnel was killed in an attack by rivals in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura on Monday night.
Deceased Abu Sayeed Molla, 53, was a resident of Balidia village in the upazila.
Local sources said Imrul Shikdar and his men equipped with lethal weapons attacked Sayeed in Balidia Madhyapara area around 8:00pm when he was returning home from a village fair at Baroria village.
Sayeed was rushed to Magura 250-bed Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
The body was sent to the hospital morgue, said Mohammadpur Police Station officer in-charge Tarok Biswas.
Tensions between two groups escalated following the murder as two houses were torched at night and a number of houses were also looted.
Fire fighters put out the fire and additional police have been deployed in the area to avoid further violence, the OC added.