SSC examinee stabbed to death in Rajshahi

He was reportedly stabbed by the son of a local BNP leader, say police

An examinee of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations was stabbed to death over previous enmity in Rajshahi on Sunday night.

The deceased was identified as Sunny, 17, son of Rafiqul Islam, vice-president of Rajshahi Transport Workers Union.

Mazharul Islam, officer-in-charge of Boalia police station, said Sunny went to the Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital to visit his ailing friend when some young men led by Annaf, son of a local BNP leader, picked him up from the hospital and took him to Hetemakha Sabjipara around 9:30pm.

Later, they stabbed him indiscriminately and dumped the body in a drain nearby the road.

Local people took him to the hospital where the doctors declared him dead.

“Police are trying to arrest the attackers and they will be hunted down soon,” said the OC.