A woman was stabbed to death allegedly by her rivals in Ghoraghat upazila of Dinajpur district over land dispute on Saturday morning, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Amena Begum, wife of Sekendar Ali, a resident of Baro Paikerghar village in Ghoraghat Upazila.

Locals said when Amena’s rivals went to cultivate a disputed land she obstructed them leading to an altercation.

At one stage, they stabbed her with a sharp weapon, leaving her dead on the spot.

Abdul Wahab, sub-inspector (SI) of Ghoraghat police station, said police reached the spot and necessary actions will be followed by.

However, this is the third incident of killing in Ghoraghat Upazila in a span of 10 days over ownership of land.

On 25 January, two people were killed and four were injured in a clash between two groups over land dispute in the upazila.