'Freedom fighter' beaten dead in Tangail arbitration
Published : Saturday, 31 October, 2020 at 1:51 PM Count : 345
An elderly 'freedom fighter' has been beaten to death at a village arbitration in Basail upazila of Tangail.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Latif, 65, a resident of Motra village.
Quoting local people, Basail Police Station OC Harunur Rashid said Latif had at loggerheads with neighbours Abu Khan and his two sons Pavel and Parvez over fishing in a pond in the area.
Local UP member Shahjahan arranged a village arbitration at his house yard on Friday evening to solve the problem.
At one stage of altercation in the arbitration, Abu Khan, Pavel and Parvez started beating Latif, leaving him critically injured.
He was rushed to Tangail General Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.
Some other people in the arbitration were also injured in the attack.