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Teenage driver murdered in Ctg

Staff Correspondent

11 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A teenage battery-powered rickshaw driver was stabbed to death in Patiya upazila in the district early on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Mehedi Hasan, 14, son of Ali Akbar of Patiya Municipality area.

Inspector (Investigation) of Patiya Police Station Rashedul Islam said on receiving information, they recovered the body from Dhaurdenga area under the upazila in the morning.

The body bears marks of injury from sharp weapon, he said.

The inspector quoted family members as saying that the boy went out of his residence for driving rickshaw on Friday evening.

Though his body was found on Saturday morning, his rickshaw couldn’t be traced, he said.

Investigation is going on to establish the motive, said Rashedul.

The body was sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy, said the police official.