Two males had been killed and one other injured in an assault after a battle at a badminton match in Cox’s Bazar final night time.
The incident occurred in Larpara, close to the central bus terminal in Cox’s Bazar city round 11:30 within the night, stated Md Nazmul Haque, inspector (investigation) of the Sadar Mannequin Police Station.
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The deceased have been recognized as Saidul Islam, 31, and Kaiser Hamid, 28.
Nazmul informed reporters that Saidul and Joynal Abedin had an argument whereas taking part in badminton. After a heated alternate, they each left the playground.
Later, a gaggle of males attacked Saidul and his pals with sticks and sharp weapons, injuring three individuals.
Locals took the injured to Sadar Hospital the place medical doctors declared two of them lifeless, stated the inspector.
Monirul Islam, Saidul’s youthful brother, stated, “After leaving the playground, I, together with Saidul and others had been chatting in entrance of my brother-in-law’s store. Joynal and his two brothers Atiq Hossain and Kamal Hossain and a Mizanur Rahman instantly appeared there and began arguing with Saidul in regards to the match.
“At one level, they attacked us with sticks and sharp weapons. Three individuals, together with my brother Saidul, had been significantly injured within the assault,” he stated.
Joynal couldn’t be reached for feedback.
The Resident Medical Officer (RMO) of Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital Md Ashikur Rahman stated that the 2 died as a consequence of extreme bleeding earlier than they had been taken to the hospital. One is receiving therapy.
Nazmul stated that the police launched a drive to arrest the culprits.