A youth named Jasim Mia (22) was allegedly beaten to death with a bat while playing cricket in Brahmanbaria’s Bancharampur.
Such an incident took place on Tuesday evening at the Ashrafabad Madrasa ground. The house of the deceased is in Ashrafbad village of the upazila. His father’s name is Shiron Mia.
According to local sources, Jasim, son of Shiron Mia of Ashrafabad village, and Emon Mia, son of Roshan Mia, of the same village, were playing cricket at the Ashrafbad Madrasa ground of Chalimabad Union of Bancharampur Upazila. Meanwhile Jasim and Emon had an argument.
At one point Eamon Mia beat Jasim with the cricket bat in his hand. When Jasim fell on the ground, he was seriously injured and taken to the Upazila Health Complex, where the doctor on duty declared him dead.
The deceased Jasim has a two-year-old son. After a few days he was supposed to go abroad.
Muhammad Ali, elder brother of deceased Jasim, said that while playing cricket, Emon suddenly started beating my brother with a bat. The doctor declared him dead after taking him to the hospital. I want its justice.
Ripon Mia, the nephew of the deceased Jasim, said, “He attacked my uncle for no reason while we were playing cricket.”
Rahmat Ullah Pavel, the doctor on duty at Bancharampur Upazila Health Complex, said that he died before being brought to the hospital.
In this regard, Bancharampur Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge Noore Alam said that Eman beat Jasim with a cricket bat during an argument between the two over the game of cricket. Jasim died after being taken to hospital. We are trying to catch Eamon.