Dipok Roy, Rangpur Correspondent: A supporter named Halim Mia was beaten to death by his opponents during a village arbitration in Haragachh area of Rangpur. The murder took place in Tangri Bazar area of Haragachh on Tuesday night, said the OC of Haragachh Police Station.
Haragachh Metropolitan Police Station OC Rezaul Karim said there had been a long-running dispute between Chal Mia and Mojibur Rahman, residents of the area. To settle the matter, both sides arranged arbitration through village matabbars. In that Salim, Halim Mia from the same area took a stand in favor of Chan Mia. During the arbitration, at one stage of the conversation between the two sides, the opponents beat Halim Mia to death.
OC Rezaul Karim said the incident took place at the border of Rangpur Metropolitan’s Haragachh police station and Lalmonirhat district, but the deceased was a resident of Halim Haragachh police station. A murder case is being prepared in this regard.