Man killed in Shariatpur clash
jamuna news: A man was killed in a clash between two groups over establishing supremacy at Barokandi village in Jajira upazila this morning.
The deceased was identified as Hossain Khan, 30, a resident of the village.
Nazrul Islma, officer-in-charge of Jajira Police Station, said the two groups, one led by former union parishad chairman Shafiq Khalifa and another by incumbent chairman Siraj Sarder, had been at loggerheads over establishing control over the area.
As a sequel to the enmity, supporters of both the groups locked in an altercation at about 7:00am.
Later, supporters of Siraj hurled crude bombs, leaving Hossain, supporter of Shafiq, dead on the spot.
On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.