Tension is prevailing in the area in apprehension of further clash over the death
A person was killed and 20 others were injured as the plaintiff and defence groups of a murder case locked in a clash over establishing supremacy at Tetultola under Gazaria upazila of the district on Saturday night.
The deceased is Monsur Prodhan, 66. The body was sent to Munshiganj General hospital morgue on Sunday morning for autopsy.
Tension was prevailing in the area in apprehension of further clash over the death.
Monsur Prodhan’s nephew Shamsuddin Prodhan, also union parishad chairman and former president of district Awami League, was murdered on March 23.
Gazaria police station Officer-in-Charge Ferdous Hossain said a large number of police were deployed in the area. “The situation is now under control.”
Police and witnesses said the accused of Shamsuddin Prodhan killing case locked in a clash with Shamsuddin’s family members over establishing supremacy around 8pm on Saturday. Later, the supporters of the accused group chopped Monsur to death around 10pm.