Criminals storm Jubo Dal leader's house, kill his father
The father of a Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal leader was beaten to death at their Wari house in Dhaka early today, family members claimed.
The deceased was identified as Millat Mia, 70, father of Faysal Mahbub, a former joint convenor of Wari Thana unit Jubo Dal, according to the family members and BNP leaders.
Talking to The Daily Star, Faysal said around 60 youths went to his residence around 12:30am looking for him.
"As I was not present at the house, they beat my father to death, he said, adding that his father was attacked due to his political affiliation.
"We will file a murder case in this regard," Faysal said.
Contacted, Kabir Hossain Hawlader, officer-in-charge of Wari Police Station, said a group of youths went to Faysal's house and locked into an altercation with his father.
"We came to know that Millat Mia fell to the ground during the altercation and was seriously injured," the OC said.
The family members then took him to a nearby private hospital where doctors declared him dead.