Magura: Miscreants murdered two brothers allegedly over land dispute in Mohammadpur upazila of Ma-gura district on Saturday night, police said.
The deceased were identified as Sabur Ali, 30, and his younger brother Hridoy Ali, sons of Manjur Ali of Patighata village under the upazila.
Confirming the matter, Mohammadpur police station’s Officer-in-charge (OC) Md Borhan Ali said there had been a dispute between the victims’ family and a neighbour over the ownership of a piece of land in the village.
Last night around 8 pm, someone went to their house asked the brothers to come out, he said quoting the family, adding that the brothers didn’t return home.
Later, locals spotted the bodies of the brothers in a crop field, a short distance from their house, the OC said. Their throats were slit with sharp weapon.
Being informed, a police team rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies and subsequently sent them to Magura Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy, the police officer informed.
Though no one has so far been arrested in this connection, he said an investigation is underway to identi-fy the accused.