Schoolboy hacked to death
A Schoolboy was hacked to death allegedly by a young man at Jamira village in Bashchara union under Sadar upazila yesterday afternoon.
The victim, Sajadul Islam, 13, son of Sanwar Hossain of the village, is a class eight student of Jhawla Gopalpur Multipurpose High School in the upazila.
Police said, one Akkas Ali, 30, son of Akkel Ali of the village, forcibly took the boy to a bamboo cluster at about 2:00pm. At one stage, Akkas stabbed him indiscriminately, leaving the boy dead on the spot.
Following the incident, local people caught the attacker and handed him over to police. The law enforcers recovered the body from the spot and sent it to Jamalpur General Hospital Morgue for autopsy.