Man kills friend over hemp sharing
Published : Saturday, 24 August, 2019 at 7:06 PM Count : 184
A man was stabbed to death allegedly by his friend over sharing of hemp in Durgapur upazila of Netrakona district on Friday night.
Deceased Shafqul Islam, 22, was the son of Abu Hanif, a resident of Gujirkona village in the upazila.
Locals said Shafiqul and his friend Tabarak Mia, 24, used to take hemp together.
They locked an altercation over the sharing of hemp on Friday night. At one stage of the altercation, Tabarak stabbed Shafiqul indiscriminately into his belly and chest, leaving him critically injured.
He was first taken to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where the-on-duty doctor declared him dead around 11:00 pm.
Tabarak went into hiding after the incident.
Deceased's father lodged a case with Durgapur Police Station on Saturday afternoon in this connection.
Additional Superintendent of Netrakona Police Md Al Amin Hossain confirmed the matter.