A man was killed in an attack by his rivals allegedly over a disputed land in Amnura bypass area of Sadar upazila yesterday.
The deceased, Robiul Islam Robi, 40, son of Abdul Bari, was a resident of Colony Para village in the upazila.
Quoting locals, Officer in Charge (OC) of Sadar Police Station Ziaur Rahman said there had been a longstanding rivalry between Robiul and his neighbours -- Ansar Ali and Shabana Begum -- over the ownership of 16 decimals land.
As a sequel to the conflict, a group, allegedly loyal to Ansar and Shabana, intercepted Robiul near Amnura bypass area around 11:30am, while he was going to Godagari on a motorcycle, and stabbed him indiscriminately with sharp weapons, leaving him critically injured.
Locals rescued injured Robiul and took him to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared him dead.