A human haulier driver was stabbed to death apparently following an altercation with alleged drug abusers at Shikalbaha area under Karnaphu upazila of Chattogram early yesterday.
The deceased was identified as Md Azgar Ali, 30, said police sources.
CMP Assistant Commissioner (AC) (Karnaphuli) Jahedul Islam said three drug addicts were taking yaba at a one-storey building at Azam Ali Pukur Par under Shikalbaha. Azgar locked in an altercation with them around midnight, following which one of the addicts stabbed him, he said, quoting a woman who was with Azgar at the time.
Sub-Inspector Monirul Karim of Karnaphuli Police Station said police rushed to the spot on information, recovered Azgar's body and sent it to Chattogram College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
“We took the woman in custody for quizzing. police have identified the killers, and are trying to arrest them,” said AC Jahed.