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Youth killed in Gazipur over ‘extortion’

GAZIPUR: An alleged extortionist was killed and five others injured in an attack by hawkers in Tongi College Gate area of the city on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Omar Faruk, 35, son of Abdul Hai of Aouchpara of Tongi. Witnesses said an altercation took place between a gang of miscreants, including Faruk, and hawkers around 8pm over collecting toll from makeshift shops erected in the area.  At one stage, the hawkers swooped on the extortionists, leaving six of them, including Faruk, injured. Locals took the injured to Shaheed Ahsanullah Master Govt Hospital where doctors declared Faruk dead. Police visited the spot, said Kamal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Tongi Police Station.

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