Man beaten to death in Rajshahi for cutting tree branch
A young man was beaten to death on Wednesday night by his neighbour over the claiming of ownership of a tree at Bagha upazila in Rajshahi district.
The deceased was identified as Ridoy Ahmed, 20, son of Mohammad Dhuku, a resident of Kaligram village under the upazila.
Bagha Police Station OC Nazrul Islam said Sadek Ali, a neighbour of the deceased, along with his family members locked in a clash with Ridoy while he was cutting a branch of a tree beside his house on Wednesday noon.
Later, they attacked Ridoy claiming the tree as their property, leaving him and others who came to save Ridoy injured.
He was taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, later refereed to Dhaka as his condition deteriorated further. But,
Ridoy succumbed to his injuries on the way to Dhaka at night.
A case has been filed accusing 15 people with the police station, the OC added.