Man killed, 10 hurt in Madaripur villagers’ clash | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 21, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:33 AM, February 21, 2021

Man killed, 10 hurt in Madaripur villagers’ clash

A man was killed and 10 others were injured in a clash between two rival groups of villagers over establishing supremacy in Madaripur Sadar upazila yesterday.

The deceased, Sayed Bhuiyan, 38, was son of late Nur Sobhan Bhuiyan of Midharkandi village.

Locals said there has been a feud between one Ferdous Talukdar and Rahman Mridha of the village over establishing supremacy in the locality.

On February 15, supporters of Rahman allegedly hacked Ferdous' follower Julhas Talukder while he was returning home from a local market.

Julhas is now undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

Meanwhile, both the groups locked into a clash over the issue yesterday noon that left 11 people including Sayed injured.

Critically injured Sayed was fist taken to Shibchar Upazila Health Complex, while the other injured were admitted to Madaripur General Hospital.

Sayed later died on way to a hospital in the capital the same evening.

One of the witnesses of the clash Mirjan Mirdha said a group suddenly attacked Sayed while he was returning home alone.

The gang also stabbed some locals when they tried to save Sayed from the attackers.

Madaripur Superintendent of Police (SP) Mahammad Mahabub Hasan said addition police have been deployed in the area to avoid any untoward incident.

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