Elder brother kills younger over property dispute


Maldah: A 35 year old man was killed by his elder brother over property dispute. The incident occurred on Wednesday in the middle of the night Fathehpur village of Gajol in Maldah district.

The family members said that Ruben Mondal and Bijoy Mondal used to have and altercations among themselves over property issues. On Wednesday too, the fight continued. At night the accused Bijoy went to his brother Ruben’s house in an inebriated state and abused him.

When he protested, Bijoy hit him with a sharp weapon. He was pronounced dead upon being taken to the local health centre. His body has been sent to Maldah medical college and Hospital for post mortem. His wife Basanti Mondal filed a police complaint on Thursday morning. The accused BIjoy Mondal is absconding. Police has started a search operation to nab the accused.