A teenager boy was stabbed to death by unidentified assailants at Banani area of the capital on Wednesday night.
The deceased was identified as Shakil, 14, son of Jashim, hailing from Barura upazila of Cumilla.He used to live with his family at Banani’s Karail slum in the capital.
Md Yasin Hossain, sub-inspector (SI) of Banani police station, said that a group of 4-5 youths stabbed Shakil and fled the scene immediately at 10:30pm.
After receiving the news, the victim’s relatives rescued him and took him to Mohakhali Aysha Memorial Specialised Hospital where duty doctor declared Shakil dead at 11:00pm, he said.
The SI also said the relatives of the victim filed a case with the police station in this incident.
The body has been sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) Morgue for an autopsy, it added.