A ten-year-old boy was severely injured after a youth stabbed him at Dhaka’s Shyampur yesterday afternoon.
Police arrested the attacker, Imran Hossain, 23, soon after the incident.
Victim’s relative Sabina Yasmin said Tariqul Islam, 10, came to visit her house at Mazar Goli around 2pm.
Suddenly, Imran approached him in front of the house, swooped on him and stabbed him indiscriminately, she said.
The victim was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where his condition was stated to be critical.
Contacted, officer-in-charge of Shyampur Police Station Mizanur Rahman said, “The reason behind the incident is yet to be known but the attacker might have been a drug addict.”