30-yr-old man beaten to death in Khulna

A 30-year-old man was beaten to death allegedly by his uncle and three of his family members in Batiaghata upazila of Khulna district on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Halim Fakir, a resident of the Batiaghata upazila .

According to the family of the deceased, Halim was beaten by his uncle Babul Fakir, his wife Aleya Begum, and two sons-in-law Iqbal Hossain and Wahidur at Surkhali Bazar area of the upazila over a trifling matter.

Later, locals rushed Halim to Gazi Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

They also caught Babul Fakir, Aleya Begum, Iqbal Hossain and Wahidur and handed them over to police.

Officer-in-charge of Batiaghata Police Station Zayed said Halim died at Gazi Medical College Hospital on Friday night while undergoing treatment there.

No one from his family has yet lodged any complaint, he said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh