One killed in brawl over dumping waste in city’s Badda

A shopkeeper was stabbed to death and two of his brothers were injured during a brawl over dumping garbage near their shop in the city’s Badda on Wednesday evening, police said.

The killed was identified as Syful Islam, 25, while the two injured were his brothers Babu, 18, and Sabu, 14.

Police said they arrested three people for their alleged involvement in the killing at at Satarkol Road in Badda before Iftar on Wednesday.

Syful, along with brothers, ran a shop at Satarkol Road.

“My brothers had an argument with Samiul, a shopkeeper of next to their shop, his brother Khairul and their father Jowel over dumping of waste,” said Russel, a brother of the deceased.

“At one stage, they stabbed and injured my brothers Syful, Babu and Sabu. They were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where Syful was pronounced dead, while two other brothers are being treated in the emergency department of the hospital, he said.

Syful was the second of seven siblings. His father Khaleq Hawladar hails from, Sadar upazila in Barisal district.

Officer-in-Charge of Badda Police Station Abul Kalam Azad told UNB that the quarrel was over dumping waste. At one stage, the victim and his two brothers were allegedly stabbed by owners of another shop.

Police have already arrested Samiul, Khairul and thier father Jowel for their alleged involvement in the killing, the OC said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh