A youth was hacked to death by drug peddlers at Shimrail area under Shiddhirgonj police station in Narayanganj on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Shubho, 18, son of Abdur Rab, a tenant at Jahangir's house at Shimrail of the Shiddhirgonj upazila.
According to locals and police, Johny and Anis with their cohorts attacked Shubho on the way to his house leaving his work place, stabbed indiscriminately that left critical injured six men among those Shubho died on the way to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. The other injured who battled with life of them Jummon is in critical condition.
Quoting local people police said that the attackers are drug vender and they had a doubt that Shubho was a man of police source, but he was a motor mechanic by profession. A few days ago a drug peddler was held and now he is in jail, thus the attackers seemed Shubho helped the police to capture the drug peddler.
Officer-in-charge of Shiddhirgonj police station Kamrul Faruk confirmed that a murder case has been recorded in this regard and the criminals to be booked soon.