An official of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) sustained stab injuries in an attack by some miscreants at Dhamali Para near the campus on Wednesday, UNB reports.
University sources said a group of miscreants swooped on Abul Kashem, an instrument engineer officer of SUST Civil and Environment Engineering Department and a resident of Dhamalipara, on way to his home in the evening and stabbed him indiscriminately, leaving him injured.
He was taken to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital.
The victim said some young people have been demanding extortion from him for last few days. As he refused to pay the extortion, they attacked him, he said.
Shafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Jalalabad Police Station, said police were in search to arrest the attackers.