The incident took place at Malda Colony Friday morning
A shopkeeper has been stabbed to death in Rajshahi allegedly by his friend for demanding dues.
The incident took place in Rajshahi's Malda Colony area Friday morning.
The deceased is Ramjan Ali, 28, a resident of the colony. He used to sell betel and cigarettes in his shop.
Boalia police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nibaran Chandra Barman said: "Ramjan and his friend Sohel had an altercation around 11am at the shop when Ramjan asked the latter for the dues.
At one stage, Sohel hacked Ramjan with a sharp weapon, leaving him critically injured.
Locals took Ramjan to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) where physicians declared him dead around 11:30am, he said.
"We are conducting drives to arrest Sohel," the OC added.
A case was filed with the police station in this connection.