A case where a man was murdered due to land dispute in Rangamati area of Shitalkuchi police station in Coochbehar district has come up. The deceased has been identified as Surendra Burman (55). The accused’s name is Bhadra Burman. It is alleged that Surendra Burman had a longstanding dispute over the land he owned with Bhadra Burman.
Surendra was working on his land this morning, when Bhadra Barman went to plant a tree on his land, over which a dispute began between the two. After this Bhadra Barman killed Surendra Burman with a sharp weapon, which led to his death on the spot.
The accused is absconding since the incident. On the other hand, the incident came to light when Shitalkuchi police reached the spot and sent the body to Mathabhaanga Mahakma Hospital for the post-mortem after recovering the body. The police is investigating the entire incident.