Clash over mosque land dispute kills 1, injures 5
A young man was killed and five others were injured in a clash at Kanaipur village in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj on Saturday morning over mosque land dispute.
The deceased is Sabur Miah, 26.
Ataur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Nabiganj Police Station, said that there had been a dispute between Sabur and Abdul Barique of the village over land boundary of a mosque, reports UNB.
As a sequel to the dispute, they locked into an altercation on Friday after Jumma prayers.
Following the altercation, supporters of both groups being equipped with homemade weapons locked into a fierce clash around 10:00am, which left Sabur dead on the spot and five others injured.
On information, police rushed to the spot and arrested a man, Ruman Miah, 23, over the incident.
Police recovered the body, said the OC, adding that a drive is underway to arrest the killers involved.