Woman stabbed dead over land dispute in Dinajpur

Published : 04 Feb 2023 10:07 PM

A woman was stabbed to death allegedly by her rivals at Ghoraghat upazila in Dinajpur over land dispute on Saturday morning.

The deceased was identified as Amena Begum, wife of Sikandar Ali of Baro Paikerghar village at Ghoraghat Upazila.

Locals said that when Amena Begum’s rivals went to cultivate a disputed land there she obstructed them leading to an altercation. At one stage, the rival stabbed her with a sharp weapon, leaving her dead on the spot.

Abdul Wahab, duty officer and a sub-inspector of Ghoraghat Police Station, said that on information police recovered the body from the spot. Necessary action will be taken in this regard.

However, this is the 3rd murder incident at Ghoraghat Upazila in a span of 10 days over ownership of land.

On January 25, two people were killed and four were injured in a clash between two groups over land dispute at the upazila.

People of the upazila want justice of the murder.