A man named Bablu Rahman (40) was killed by a neighbor’s spade in Jivannagar of Chuadanga due to previous enmity. The incident took place at Gangadaspur village in the upazila’s border union around 10am on Thursday (June 18).
Bablu is the son of late Ramzan Ali Biswas of Majherpara in that village.
After the incident, the police conducted an operation and arrested the accused Jamir Uddin and took him into custody. Detainee Jamir Uddin (45) is the son of late Ibrahim Mandal of the same area.
According to the police, the accused Jamir Uddin used to beat his mother Fatema Khatun (90) at different times.
Neighbor Bablu Rahman was protesting the beating every time. This caused anger in the mind of the land.
Due to this, Jamir Uddin has been lying in wait around Fazlur tea shop in the area since Thursday morning. When Bablu reached in front of the shop at around 10 in the morning, he hit the head with a spade and fled the land.
After the locals rescued Bablu and took him to the Upazila Health Complex, the doctor on duty declared him dead. After that the police raided and arrested the accused land. After the inquest report, the police sent the body to the morgue of Chuadanga Sadar Hospital.
Local UP member Abdul Quddus told Dhaka Post that accused Jamir Uddin was mentally ill. When the locals rescued him and took him to the Upazila Health Complex, the doctor on duty declared him dead.
He further said that this afternoon the pot party was supposed to come to see Bablu’s daughter and complete the marriage. From the morning, Bablu was busy with invitations and shopping for his daughter’s wedding. On that day, Bablu lost his family.
Mahmud bin Hedayat, a resident medical officer in charge of the emergency department of Jivannagar Upazila Health Complex, could not be reached for comment as he did not receive a call.
Jivannagar Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abdul Khaleq said Bablu used to protest when accused Jamir Uddin beat his elderly mother. Out of this anger, Bablu was killed by the spade of the land. Police have arrested the accused land. The doctor will tell if the accused is mentally ill.
The body has been sent to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy. A case is being prepared in this regard.