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Narsingdi: Hindu businessman hacked to death over trivial incident, 3 arrested

A former UP member named Sujit Sutradhar (56) was hacked to death by local miscreants in the Narsingdi district of Bangladesh. Two others, including his son, were injured in this attack. He was killed at around 8 pm on Wednesday (June 22) at his business establishment in Hajipur Wood Bazaar in Sadar Upazila. Sujit Sutradhar was a former UP member of Hajipur Union Parishad’s Ward 2.

Hindu Businessman Sujit Sutradhar.

Police and family members said Sujit Sutradhar and his son Sujan Sutradhar and a few others were sitting at their business establishment at night. At that time, the miscreants suddenly attacked Sujit Sutradhar with sharp weapons. His son Sujan Sutradhar and another man were also attacked, as they tried to save him. After the locals rescued the injured and took them to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital, the on-duty doctor declared Sujit Sutradhar as dead. The other two injured were given first aid.

Narsingdi Additional Superintendent of Police Saheb Ali Pathan said, “We have visited the spot. Several people involved in the incident have already been arrested.” The arrested persons are- Md. Hazrat Ali’s son Md. Masum (28), Shimul Mahmud (22) son of Fazlur Rahman of the same village and Sohag Mia (23) son of Rahim Mia of Nabipur village.

Md. Masum, Shimul Mahmud, Sohag Mia.

Superintendent of Police Ashraful Azim said, “One week ago, Sujit Sutradhar’s son Sujan Sutradhar had an argument with Masum, a burnish labourer in their shop. Sujit Sutradhar and his son Sujan Sutradhar were staying at the shop on Wednesday night to resolve this incident. At that time, a group of 10 to 12 people led by Mohammad Masum entered the shop and stabbed Sujit Sutradhar with sharp weapons and injured various parts of his body including his neck. At the same time, they beat Sujan Sutradhar and an employee and then fled. Later, the locals rescued the injured and took them to the hospital. At that time the doctor on duty at the hospital declared Sujit Sutradhar as dead. Upon receiving the news, the police conducted a raid at night and arrested three people.

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