Another student of the college reportedly waylaid the victim before stabbing him in front of the college gate Thursday afternoon
An 18-year-old college student was hacked to death allegedly by another student at South Surma College in South Surma upazila of Sylhet.
The deceased was identified as Md Ariful Islam Rahat, son of Surman Ali of Old Tetli area of South Surma upazila. He was a second-year student of the college.
Witnesses said the incident occurred Thursday afternoon when Rahat went to his college to meet his friends.
As he was leaving the college campus at around 12:30pm, Sadi, another student of the college, waylaid Rahat on a motorbike and stabbed him indiscriminately from behind, leaving him injured, said the victim’s cousin Rafi.
Later, Rahat was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Kamrul Hasan Talukdar, officer-in-charge of South Surma police station, said police are investigating the incident.
No one has been arrested over the incident yet, the OC added.