2 killed in clash over badminton game in Cox’s Bazar18 January 2023
BSS, Cox’s Bazar :
Two young men were killed and another was injured in a clash between two groups over badminton game in Larpara area near the central bus terminal of the district on Monday night.
The deceased were identified as Saidul Islam, 30, son of Nurul Huda and Kaysar Hamid, 28, son of Abdul Hamid of the area.
Quoting the local people, officer-in-charge (OC- investigation) of Cox’s Bazar Sadar Police Station Md Nazmul Haque said that some local youths were playing badminton on Monday night at Larpara area adjacent to the central bus terminal. Suddenly, two groups locked into an altercation over the game and left the place.
Later, a clash ensued between the groups, equipped with weapons and sticks, around 11.30pm last night, leaving three critically injured. They were taken to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital where on-duty doctor declared two dead.
“Police drive is on to arrest the culprits,” Nazmul Haque said.