A businessman was stabbed to death by unknown assailants in Habiganj’s Chunarughat area on Wednesday morning.
The deceased, Abul Hossain, 60, was the president of Chunarughat Business Welfare Association.
According to locals, Abul was hacked by some unknown miscreants near Chunarughat municipality’s Balla rail station while he was returning home after Fajr prayer.
Doctors declared him dead after he was taken to Osmani Medical College Hospital, confirmed Chunarughat police station Officer-in-Charge KM Azimiruzzaman.
Meanwhile, local businessmen shut down their shops and held a protest after the news of Abul’s death spread across the area.