An auto-rickshaw driver was stabbed to death allegedly by a drug addict on Jamalpur-Mymensingh road in Darihamidpur area of Sadar upazila on Friday night.
The deceased is Nabi Hossain, 60, of Anantabari village in the upazila.
OC Salemuzzaman of Sadar Police Station said Rajan, 19, son of Selim Miah of Darihamidpur village, boarded Nabi’s auto-rickshaw at Nandina Bazar to reach his home.
When the auto-rickshaw reached Darihamidpur area, Rajan asked Nabi to give him all the money he had.
As the driver refused, Rajan stabbed him in the throat.
Critically injured Rabi was rushed to a local clinic where doctors declared him dead.
“The victim’s son Jewel Rana filed a murder case against Rajan. Drives are on to arrest the accused,” said the OC.