Chapainawabganj, Sept 19 (UNB) – Some miscreants severed a youth’s wrists at Ujirpur in Shibganj upazila here early Thrusday.
The victim has been identified as Rombel Hossain, 28, son of Khodabox of Ranihati bazar area in the upazila.
Abdus Salam, uncle of the victim and a local Awami League leader, said Romel and Ujirpur Union Parishad chairman Foyej had been at loggerhead for long over establishing supremacy in a ferry ghat of the area.
Family soruces said when Rombel along with his two friends was returning home several people waylaid him near Ujirpur Beribadh and asked him to meet Ujirpur Union Parishad Chairman Foyej.
As he went to the chairman’s office his people covered his eyes and severed his wrists of both hands and left him near Beribadh area, they alleged.
On information, family members rescued him and took him to Chapainawabganj Sadar Hospital.
Atikul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shibganj Police Staiton, said the incident might have taken place following previous enmity but no complaint was lodged in this regard.