A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was allegedly stabbed to death by miscreants in Sadar Upazila of Cox's Bazar in the early hours of Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Emon Hasan Mowla, joint general secretary of ward No.4 unit BCL and son of businessman Mohammad Hasan of North Tekpara.
Family members of the deceased said Emon went for a ride on his father's motorcycle at Siko Borof Kol point of the Bakkhali River in Peshkar neighborhood on Thursday morning.
At one stage, a group of assailants, including Abdullah Khan, Syed Akbar, Ramzan, Iman, Sunny and Farhad waylaid Emon and stabbed him indiscriminately, leaving him seriously injured.
He was immediately rushed to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital where the doctors referred him to Chittagong Medical Hospital. He succumbed to his injuries around 3am while undergoing treatment there.
Police recovered the body after being informed, said Sheikh Munir-ul-Ghiyas, officer-in-charge of Cox's Bazar Sadar Model Police Station.
"Efforts are on to nab the culprits," added the OC.