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HSC examinee stabbed to death in city

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 6 December, 2022 12:00 AM
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HSC examinee stabbed to death in city

A Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) examinee was stabbed to death at DIT Project in the capital’s Merul Badda on Sunday night, centering on a feud between two youths.   

The deceased was identified as Ashfakur Rahman Chowdhury Shatil, 18, son of Moniruzzaman Chowdhury Sajal. He was taking HSC examination from BN College this year.

Rupam, one of the friends of Shatil, was attacked by one Rocky as he (Rupam) called him (Rocky) ‘tui’ (you).

Shatil was stabbed to death while trying to save Rupam from the attack. Shatil’s father Sajal said his son was revising Statistics Part-II subject at their residence in the evening to sit for the exam in the subject on Monday.

Getting repeated calls from one of his friends, Shatil got out of the residence and later they came to know that Shatil and his two friends -- Shoayeb, 19, and Rupam, 18 -- were stabbed by Rocky and some others in front of plot no 66 on road no 13 around 8:40pm, said Sajal.

They were first taken to local AIMS Hospital and later they were admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, where his son was declared dead, he said.

Shatil’s father said he heard that Rocky, son of Abdur Rob, a security guard in the area, and some others killed his son. 

Police arrested Rocky and another on that night, he said.

Rupam said he had an argument with Rocky, a resident of house no 68 on road no 14 in the area, two days ago.

He, Shatil and Shoayeb were gossiping on road no 13 on Sunday night. Suddenly Rocky with a sharp knife stabbed him.

As Shatil and Shoayeb were trying to save him, Rocky stabbed them too.Some residents of the area told the correspondent that Rocky worked as security guard like his father and he used to take drugs. Officer-in-Charge of Badda Police Station Abul Kamal Azad said it was an incident of sudden argument between Rocky and the victims.

He said Rocky alone killed Shatil and injured two others.

Of the two injured, one returned home after receiving primary treatment while another was undergoing treatment at DMCH.