Chinese citizen stabbed to death in Sylhet | The Daily Star
10:03 PM, May 18, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:07 PM, May 18, 2021

Chinese citizen stabbed to death in Sylhet

A Chinese citizen was stabbed to death allegedly by his fellow countryman after they got into a fight in Pathantula area of Sylhet today.

The deceased was identified as Wei Wentao, 40, a worker at the power plant in Kumargaon.

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The alleged attacker Sun Xi, 48, was a colleague of the victim.

The incident occurred around 8am today, in a flat on the 5th floor of a residential building where 13 Chinese workers who are employed at the power plant live.

Informed by locals, around 1pm Kotwali police and a team of Sylhet Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) recovered the dead body from the scene and sent it for an autopsy.

Sun Xi himself had to be rescued from the scene with injuries and sent to hospital.

Officer-in-Charge of Kotwali Model Police Station SM Abu Farhad said all the other residents of the flat went to work around 8am. Hearing sounds of a fight, locals informed the police.

Police recovered two knives from the flat and legal processes is ongoing to detain the attacker, said the OC

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