A 22-year-old college student has been stabbed to death allegedly by some people in Khulna city.
The deceased was identified as Syed Tahmidunnabi, a student of Rayermahal College and son of Syed Towhidunnabi from the city’s Shahpara area.
Around 2pm on Thursday, Palash, a neighborhood carpenter, called Tahmid out of his home in the Daulatpur area.
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As soon as he stepped out, Palash and four-five others started thrashing Tahmid, said Md Nazrul Islam, OC of Daulatpur police station. "They assailants later stabbed him multiple times."
As locals gathered hearing Tahmid's screams, the attackers fled. A severely injured Tahmid was later admitted to Khulna Medical College and Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries around midnight, said Robiul Gazi, Tahmid’s brother-in-law.
“Efforts are on to arrest all the attackers though locals caught one of them -- Palash’s nephew Piyal -- and handed him over to us," said OC Nazrul Islam.