The Financial Express

Nephew kills uncle over ownership of tree in Pabna

Published: June 27, 2019 12:17:59 | Updated: July 02, 2019 11:47:06

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A man was killed allegedly by his nephew at Shantipur Beturia village in Sujanagar upazila of Pabna district on Wednesday night.

The deceased was identified as Kalam Hossain, 45, son of Abdus Samad of the village, reports UNB.

Hadiul Islam, inspector (investigation) of Sujanagar Police Station, said Kalam and his brother Hanif had been at loggerheads over the ownership of a tree at the demarcation boundary of their houses.

An altercation took place between Kalam and Hanif's son Ripon around 9:00 pm over the matter.

During the quarrel, Ripon stabbed Kalam indiscriminately, inflicting mortal wounds.

Later, he was taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.

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