In Faridpur, there was an incident of beating due to an argument with the neighbors about cleaning the leaves of the garden. At this time, a sixty-year-old man named Sobhan Mandal died after being beaten up by a neighbor youth.
The incident took place at Muraridah area of Ward No. 5 of Faridpur Municipality today at 11 o’clock on Monday.
Sobhan Mandal is the son of deceased Madan Mandal of Muraridah village.
Locals said that on Sunday afternoon, Sobhan Mandal’s wife had an argument with her neighbor Kashimuddin’s family about cleaning the leaves of the garden. There is a lawsuit between both parties regarding the land of that garden. At this time, the locals calmed down both parties and sent them home.
At around 11 o’clock on Monday, Kashimuddin’s grandson, Raju, abused Sobhan Mandal about yesterday’s incident when he went to have tea at the mill market of Muraridah Chira near Sobhan Mandal’s house. At one point the old man was punched and beaten and ran away. At that time, the locals rescued Sobhan Mandal and brought him to Faridpur Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College Hospital, where the doctor declared him dead.
Saiful Mondal, the son of the deceased, alleged that his father was beaten to death due to past enmity. He demanded that the culprit be quickly arrested and brought to justice.
Kotyali Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Hasanuzzaman confirmed the death and said that the police have been sent to the hospital to investigate the incident along with the condition of the body. Legal action will be taken after investigating the incident including the family’s complaint.