One youth was stabbed to death allegedly by his friend at block number 2 at Halishahar Residential Area in the port city Sunday night.
The victim was identified as Mohammad Masud Mian (33). He hailed from Musapur under Shandwip upazila in Chittagong and used to live at the bachelor room at block number 2 at Halishahar Residential Area.
Sources said, Masud lived at the bachelor room at block number 2 at Halishahar Residential Area with his friend Mohammad Hossain, a taxi driver. Hossain locked in altercation with Masud at around 2 am last night in the room. At one stage, Hossain stabbed Masud by knife causing severe injury to the victim.
Locals said, the neighbors heard his crying after the stabbing. Later, neighbors went to the room and rescued Masud at around 2.30 am. They sent the victim to Chittagong Medical College Hospital. But he died on the way to hospital. The duty doctors of the Chittagong Medical College Hospital declared him dead after reaching the hospital at around 3 am last night.
Locals also said Hossain fled away after reaching the neighbors to their room. Hossain is still absconded. Officer in Charge of Halishahar thana Mahafuzur Rahman said they come to know that Hossain killed Masud and fled away from the spot. The clue of the murder is yet to be known as the killer Hossain is yet to be arrested."