Sylhet Representative: A speech-impaired person has been beaten to death in Fenchuganj, Sylhet. The incident took place on Thursday (May 21) at around 11 am in an area called Katalpur Sen Bazar.
The deceased was identified as Nazim Uddin, 40, son of late Batir Ali of Katalpur (Purbapara) village in North Kushiyara union of Fenchuganj upazila. He died at Sylhet MAG Osmani Hospital around 10:30 am on Friday.
It is learned that Neshar Ali, son of Monir Ali of Katalpur (Konapara) village and his accomplices found Nazim alone in Sen Bazar area on Thursday morning and beat him up and severely injured him with sharp weapons. Later, the locals rescued him in critical condition and sent him to Sylhet MAG Osmani Hospital. He died at around 10.30 am on Friday while undergoing treatment there. However, the concerned sources said that the speechless Nazim was beaten to death to settle the family dispute. Fenchuganj police could not arrest anyone till the report was written.
Fenchuganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge Abul Basar Mohammad Badruzzaman said, “I have come to know about the matter, but no case has been filed by the family yet.”