Teenage boy hacked to death in Mymensingh

Published : 18 Feb 2024 09:28 PM

A 17-year-old boy was hacked to death allegedly by a youth over a trivial matter in Gafargaon upazila of Mymensingh Saturday night.

The deceased was identified as Mustaqim, son of Surjot Ali of Charshakchura village and an autorickshaw driver and sound system operator.

Police and locals said the victim went to a religious event (Waz Mahfil) at Ansar Nagar Madrasa to work as a loudspeaker operator.

Sajal locked into an altercation with Mustakim when he went to a fair adjacent to the event venue.

At one stage of the altercation, Sajal stabbed Mustakim's neck, shoulder and hand with a knife, leaving him critically injured, they said.

Later, locals rescued him and rushed to Gafargaon Upazila Health Complex where physicians declared him dead.

Tara Mia, 20, and Babul, 20, of the same village, were also injured while trying to stop their altercation.

Khairul Bashar, Officer-in-Charge of Pagla police station, he might have been killed over previous enmity.

The body was sent to Mymensingh Medical 

College Hospital morgue for autopsy.