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Rohingya man killed over family enmity in Cox's Bazar: Killer held

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Staff Reporter  :
After death of four Rohingya men of a family in fire, a Rakhine migrated man was killed by an youth over the prior family enmity centering previous murder in Ukhiya upazila of Cox's Bazar district on Saturday afternoon.
The deceased has been identified as Mamotaz Ahmed, 35, police said.
Ukihya Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC)  Md Abul Khayer said,  "One Arifullah stuck the head of Mamotaz with a sharp knife  at Kutupalong Lombasiya Rohingya camp around 1:30pm as part of the revenge for the death of his brother  in Rakhine State of Myanmar district about two years ago. After murder, Arifullah came to Bangladesh based on information that Mamotaz was hiding in Cox's Bazar district. In the afternoon, Arifullah hit Mamotaz with the sharp knife after finding him in the Rohingya camp."
People rushed Mamotaz to Ukhiya Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead instantly, the police official said.
We have arrested Arifullah on charge of killing, the OC said.  He is being interrogated in this connection, according to him.   The body has been sent to the Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
On Friday, four members of a Rohingya family, including three children, were killed in a fire caused by candle at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia upazila.

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