Police have arrested four people over the incident
A teen fruit seller was hacked to death in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel area over previous animosity.
The incident took place around 12:30pm on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Tamim, 16, a fruit seller, son of Md. Alam Baburchi of Kathadia village in Tongibari upazila of Munshiganj district. He used to live with his parents in Bangla Motor area and sold fruits by van.
He was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with serious injuries. Later he was transferred to a hospital on Green Road. However, on Thursday he succumbed to his injuries.
Police later recovered his body and sent it to Dhamek morgue for autopsy.
His autopsy was completed at noon on Thursday.
Milon Mohammad, the uncle of the deceased, said that five people, including Sabbir and Shaon, a resident of the same area, attacked him around 11.30am on Monday over previous animosity.
Hatirjheel police Sub-Inspector (SI) Md Harun ur Rashid confirmed the news and said police have arrested four people including Sabbir and Shaon over the incident.