Youth ‘beaten dead’ in Laxmipur
A 22-year-old man has been allegedly beaten to death by some others over trifling matter at Sadar upazila in Laxmipur district.
Deceased Md Sohel, 22, was the son of Swapan, a resident of Char Ramani Mohan union in the upazila.
The deceased’s family said Sohel locked into an altercation with local youths Suman, Didar and Jewell on Sunday night over a marriage ceremony in the area.
On Monday night, they attacked on Swapan when he was returning home from Moju Chowdhury Haat. They beat him indiscriminately with sticks, leaving Sohel critically injured, alleged his family.
Locals rushed him to Laxmipur Sadar Hospital where the on-duty doctor referred him to Dhaka for better treatment.
Sohel died on the way to Dhaka early Tuesday, said his family members.
Sadar Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Azizur Rahman Mia said “We have received complaint in this regard. We are investigating the matter.”
The body was sent to Laxmipur Sadar Hospital morgue around 10am.