A man was killed when over ten others were also injured in a clash between two factions of local Awami League at Saltha Upazila in the district on Monday afternoon, centering the supremacy in the area.
The deceased was identified as Saku Mia, 45, son of Khaleq Mia, resident of Khoar village at Atghar union.
Delwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Saltha Police Station, has confirmed the news.
He said: “There was a dispute between former Gotti union parishad chairman AL leader Fazlul Matin Badsah and union AL General Secretary Owadud Matubbar, over establishing supremacy in the area.”
“The supporters of both the groups locked into clash yesterday afternoon which left Saku Mia killed,” police said further.
Additional forces were deployed in the area to avoid any untoward situation, the OC added.