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Schoolteacher killed, wife injured in attack

  • Published at 10:03 pm March 23rd, 2017
  • Last updated at 10:44 pm March 23rd, 2017
Schoolteacher killed, wife injured in attack
A schoolteacher was killed and his wife sustained severe injuries as unidentified criminals attacked their house in the Nazirpur area of Pirojpur on Thursday, allegedly over a land dispute. Shomiron Majumdar, 40, a teacher of local Baliari Government Primary School, died on the way to hospital. His wife Swapna Majumdar was taken to a hospital with critical injuries. The attack took place when they were asleep in their Baliari village home around 2am. Police later detained a neighbour named Mojibor Howlader, 30, on suspicion and took him to police station for interrogation. Quoting injured Swapna and the locals, OC of Nazirpur police M Habibur Rahman police station said that a group of miscreants had stormed the house and hacked the couple with sharp weapons. When asked, several locals alleged the couple had land disputes with some people of the area.