Dharmapasha (Sunamganj) Correspondent : A farmer was beaten to death allegedly by his neighbour at Dharmapasha upazila in Sunamganj district on Wednesday.
The victim was Saiful Islam, 52, son of late Sujan Ali, a resident of Naodhar village in the upazila.
Police said Kashem along with his associates of the same area allegedly started punching Saiful this morning over a feud of setting a Chhai, a locally made fishing tool, at Saiful’s land, leaving him unconscious.
Saiful was rescued in critical condition and taken to Dharmapasha Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Dharmapasha Police Station officer in-charge Mohammad Mizanur Rahman said they sent the body to Sunamganj Sadar Hospital for an autopsy.
Legal steps would be taken following a written complaint from the victim’s family, he added.