Golapganj upazila Correspondent : A teenager was stabbed to death and another was injured over a trivial matter at Golapganj upazila in Sylhet district on Thursday.
The incident took place at around 7.00pm near Shahi Eidgah of Amura Union’s Amoni Bazar area.
The deceased was identified as Tazel Ahmed, 18, son of Moin Mia, a resident of Amura village under Amura union of the upazila.
The injured Tanvir Ahmed, is the son of Shafiq Uddin of the same village.
Tanvir Ahmed, who was injured, said a week ago, an altercation took place between him and one Apu Ahmed of Kadamrasul village under the union on Facebook’s Messenger.
Following the argument, Apu along with 5-6 youths attacked Tazel and stabbed him on Thursday evening. When Tanvir, who was with Tazel, came to save him, he was also stabbed.
Locals rescued them and took them to the Golapganj Upazila Health Complex first. Later, they were sent to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital for better treatment where Tazel died around 10:30 pm on Thursday while undergoing treatment there.
Tanvir is currently undergoing treatment at the Hospital.
The body has been kept at the hospital, said Jony Chowdhury, a police officer of the hospital police camp.
Confirming the death, Rafiqul Islam , officer-in-charge (OC) of Golapganj Model Police Station,said, details will be informed later.