A tenth grader school boy was stabbed to death reportedly by his friends on Tuesday night at Isdair area under Fatulla police station in the district.
The deceased was identified as Dhruvo Chandra, 15, son of Madhov Chandra, resident of Isdair area and also was a student of class ten at Rabeya Hossain High School near his residence.
Locals and police said that a few friends were gossiping and sat in a place but all of sudden locked into a clash on branding elder and younger addressed and some on stabbed with sharp weapons to Dhruvo Chandra.
The injured Dhruvo was rescued by the locals and was sent to Narayanganj General Hospital where an on duty physician referred him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Dhruvo expired there on undergoing treatment.
On information, Fatulla police rushed to the spot and captured four friends of slain Dhruvo who were engaged to gossip with Dhruvo.
Officer in charge of Fatulla police station Sheikh Rejayul Haque Dipu asserted that a murder case was filed and the motif behind the killing would be unearthed soon.