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Youth shot dead in Gazipur clash

Published : Wednesday, 22 May, 2024 at 10:31 AM  Count : 352

Youth shot dead in Gazipur clash

Youth shot dead in Gazipur clash

A young man was shot to death reportedly by his rival group in Gazipur's Sreepur upazila on Tuesday night.

The killing took place around 8.30pm at Tepirbari village under Telihati union of the upazila.
The deceased was identified as Farid Ahmed, 22, son of Md Mostofa, a resident of Ujilab village under the upazila.

According to the deceased's relatives and witnesses, one Shakib, 24, and his two brothers Maruf, 17, and Mahfuz, 19, of Tepirbari village along with 20 to 25 armed companions came to attack their cousin brother Imran, 22, in the night as they had a conflict over establishing supremacy in the village.

When the clash began between the two groups, Shakib tried to shoot Imran, but the bullet hit Farid who was beside Imran, they said.

Locals rescued Farid and took to Sreepur Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead, the relatives said.

However, Shakib, Maruf, and Mahfuz, went into hiding after the incident.

Aljina, on-duty doctor of Sreepur Upazila Health Complex, said Farid was brought dead at the hospital. His body has a couple of injury marks. The actual reason behind his death will be known after autopsy, .

Confirming the matter, Superintendent of Police in Gazipur Qazi Shafiqul Alam said that a clash erupted between two rival groups at Tepirbari village around 9:00pm when Farid was shot dead. Police have visited the area and legal actions will be taken in this regard.

Sreepur Police Station officer-in-charge Akbar Ali Khan told that they are investigating the incident.


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