Gafargaon (Mymensingh) Correspondent
Sarful Islam (35), who was injured in an attack by his opponent in connection with the appointment of the president of the school management committee in Mednartek village of Pagla police station of Gafargaon upazila of Mymensingh, died last Friday afternoon while undergoing treatment at Mitford Hospital in Dhaka.
According to the family of the deceased and the police, on July 18 at noon, people of the land donor family of the same village attacked the house of Mahbub Islam young brother of president of the management committee of Mednartek Yusuf Ali Government Primary School of Dutterbazar Union.
At that time, a group of people including opponents Mizanur Rahman, Amit Rahman, Ziaur Rahman went to their house and attacked them with native weapons. School Management Committee President Mahbub Islam and his brotherSharful Islam were seriously injured in the attack.
They were first admitted to Gafargaon Health Complex and later younger brother Sarful Islam was sent to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital. When Sarful’s physical condition deteriorated there, he was brought to Mitford Hospital’s ICU on July 30 after undergoing surgery at a private hospital in Dhaka. Sarful Islam died while undergoing treatment there last Friday afternoon (August 5).
Elder brother Mahbub Islam filed a case at Pagla police station on the night of July 18. Mednartech Yusuf Ali Government Primary School Management Committee President Mahbub Islam said, ‘Even if the landlord is a family, according to the notification, no one can be the president.
If I was nominated from the school, the office of the Upazila Primary Education Officer approved it. Enraged by this, the family members attacked us twice.
We want justice for this murder. After the autopsy of Sarful Islam, who died on Saturday, he will be buried in the family cemetery after the funeral at the village house on Sunday morning.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Pagla police station. Rasheduzzaman said that a case has already been filed in the attack. Further legal action will be taken after the autopsy report is received.