Youth kills uncle, lands in jail | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, April 07, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, April 07, 2019

Youth kills uncle, lands in jail

A man was stabbed to death allegedly by his nephew in Monipur Ghat area of Kishoreganj town on Friday evening.

The victim was day labourer Habibur Rahman Habib, 55, son of Abdur Rashid of Brahmankandi in Sadar upazila.

Quoting locals, Officer in Charge of Kishoreganj Model Police Station Abu Bakar Siddiq said there had been a feud between Habib and his nephew Shamim Ahmed Akash, 23, son of Dulal Mia, over killing of Akash's sister-in-law Rawshan Ara in 2017.

Both Habib and Dulal are stepbrothers, police said.

A case was lodged, accusing Rawshan's husband Hazrat Ali, his parents, brother Akah and Habib's son Humayun.

Since the murder, Akash and his brother Hazrat had been blaming Habib for implicating them in the case and the feud had been prevailing, said the OC.

Over the feud, Akash stabbed Habib when he was having tea at a stall of Monipur Ghat. Habib died on the spot.

Hearing screams, local people rushed to the spot and caught Akash red-handed. Later he was handed over to police.

On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Kishoreganj General Hospital for autopsy.

The victim's wife, Kalpana Akter, lodged a case with the police station, accusing Akash.

Akash was produced before a Kishoreganj court that sent him to jail yesterday.

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