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55-yr-old beaten to death in Meherpur

A 55-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by some people in the Amjhupi Purbapara area of the district’s Sadar upazila on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Abul Bashar Molla, a resident of the Amjhupi area.

Shah Dara Khan, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said Abdul’s son Salahuddin had constructed a speed-breaker in front of his grocery shop.

On Wednesday, Salauddin had an altercation with the driver and the salesman of Speed Energy Drink company as their vehicle got stuck while negotiating the speed-breaker.

At one stage, the workers of Meherpur Palli Bidyut Samity also joined them and beat Salauddin up mercilessly. When Abul tried to save his son, he was also beaten up.

A critically injured Abul died on the way to hospital, the OC said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh