Fratricide over land dispute
An elderly man was killed allegedly by his younger brothers over a piece of disputed land at Putail-Dakkhinpara village in the district on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was Saijuddin, 65, of the village.
There was a longstanding conflict between Saijuddin and his two brothers--Dalil Uddin, Saheb Uddin and their sons over the land.
The duo attacked Saijuddin with sharp weapons, leaving him dead on the spot at 7:30am following an altercation over the issue.
Dalil and Saheb went into hiding after the incident, said officer in-charge of Sadar police station Shafiqul Islam.