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Man killed over land dispute in Rajshahi

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Rajshahi: A man was chopped to death allegedly by his neighbours over a land-related dispute at Bhatapara Krishnapur village in Puthia upazila on Tuesday night.

The deceased was identified as Sadhan Kumar, 35, son of Bhobesh of the village.

The victim’s wife Joytsna said there had been a longstanding dispute between her husband and their neighbour Nitai over the ownership of a piece of land.

On the fateful day, Sadhan had an altercation with Nitai over the issue around 10:00pm.

At one stage, Nitai along with his wife, daughter and son attacked Sadhan and chopped him with sharp weapons indiscriminately, leaving him dead on the spot.

Officer-in-charge of Puthia Police Station Abu Obaida said on information, police recovered the body and sent it to hospital morgue for an autopsy.

Meanwhile, Joytsna filed a case against Nitai, his wife Sheuli, daughter Minoti and son Lalon with the police station.

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