Farmers’ League leader hacked to death in Satkhira

Kashem Ali Kaguji (54), a farmer’s league leader, was hacked to death due to previous enmity in Shyamnagar of Satkhira.

He was hacked to death near his fish enclosure in Kholpetua village of Gabura union of the upazila on Thursday (July 4).

The deceased Kashem Ali Kaguji is the son of Ali Kaguji, a deceased drug addict of that village. He was the General Secretary of Gabura Union Farmers League.

Kashem Kaguji was at loggerheads over various issues including local and family claims, expansion of dominance, fish enclosures and political enmity. Because of this he may be killed.

Milan Kaguji, the nephew of the deceased Kashem Kaguji, told Jago News that his uncle Kashem Kaguji and aunt were at the enclosure to guard the fish enclosure on Thursday night. The miscreants took his uncle hostage at gunpoint while he was sleeping in the enclosure around 12 midnight. At that time, uncle Kashem Kaguji was taken to the nearby road and hacked to death, leaving his aunt tied up in the house of the enclosure.

He also said that there was a dispute with his uncle over various issues including local Lokman Gazi, Shokar Ali and Abu Musa Gang’s dominance, fish enclosure and political enmity. Before this there was an attack on his uncle.

Local UP member Habibullah confirmed that there was a dispute between Kashem Kaguji and Lokman Gang, general secretary of the Union Farmers League.

Shyamnagar Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abul Kalam Azad told Jago News that the death of one Kashem Ali Kaguji was reported in Gabura due to a dispute over fish enclosure. The police recovered the body and sent it to Satkhira Sadar Hospital morgue for post-mortem. The incident is being investigated.

Ahsanur Rahman Rajiv/SR/MS