September 19, 2021, 5:29 pm
Kamalganj / Moulvibazar / Correspondent:
A tea worker has been killed in Kamalganj’s Moulvibazar after being hit by a boy’s stick. The incident took place at Kamarchhara outpost garden of Aligar tea garden in the upazila on Tuesday night.
The deceased was identified as Shyamlal Rabidas, 45, a garden worker.
It is learned that on Tuesday night, Shanichhari Rabidas (35), wife of the deceased, returned home with a weekly wage of Rs 900 in the tea garden and demanded some money from her husband Shyamlal Rabidas for Rs 900. At that time, if she gave 200 rupees to her husband, she demanded more money and if she did not pay, she lost 200 rupees. At one stage of the argument, son Nandalal got into an argument with his father on behalf of his mother. At one stage of the argument, son Nandalal (20) hit his father Shyamlal on the head with a stick in his hand and he fell to the ground. He was later rescued by locals and taken to Shamsernagar Camellia Duncan Foundation Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead. Kamalganj police recovered the body and brought it to the police station at 1am on Tuesday. Then son Nandalal Rabidas fled. After receiving the news, a team of Kamalganj police station visited the spot and recovered the body and took it to the police station.
Kamalganj Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Yardous Hasan confirmed the incident and said, “The body was recovered and sent to Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital for autopsy on Wednesday morning.” Attempts are being made to arrest the accused. Local UP member Taj Uddin said the incident was mainly due to alcohol. There are 6 distilleries in the garden. No shop has government approval or license. These liquor stores are responsible for the destruction of the youth society.