June 22, 2021, 8:18 pm
Staff Reporter, Habiganj:
Opposition lawyer Nani Gopal Das, 35, was hacked to death in Lamapail village of Habiganj Sadar upazila. There has been anger among the legal assistants over the incident.
The incident took place on the way home from Habiganj Court on Tuesday afternoon. He is the son of Nandu Kumar Das of the village and an assistant to Advocate MA Majid.
According to sources, Nani Gopal had a quarrel with Ripon Das, son of Ramesh Das of the same village. Ripon Das became furious. At that time, a group of people including Rajib Das, Shankar Das and Abu Das found Lama Pail alone on the road and stabbed Gopal Das with a sharp weapon. The assailants fled when locals rushed to his shout. He was rescued and admitted to Habiganj Sadar Hospital. Upon receiving the news, Selim Hasan, president of the Lawyers’ Association, Nanu Mallick, former vice-president, and Abdur Razzak, general secretary, and his colleagues rushed to the hospital. A case is being prepared in this regard. The doctor said that his head and legs were injured due to the injuries.