A freedom fighter’s son was brutally hacked to death by a neighbor for arguing over a trivial matter in Sitakunda, Chittagong. The incident took place at Ali Ahmad’s house in Fakirpara, Ward No. 2, Panthichila under the municipality, around 8:30 pm on Saturday. The name of the deceased young man. Khorshed Alam (40). He is the son of freedom fighter Noor Ahmed of that house and is a CNG taxi driver by profession.
According to local sources, Khorshed, the son of freedom fighter Noor Ahmad, of Ali Ahmad’s house in Panthichilar, Ward No. 2 of Sitakunda municipality, came home with a car around 8 pm on Saturday. While the car was driving with family members including Khorshed, Arafat went in front of the house of the neighbor Bahadur’s son Arafat and started quarreling with the car driver. Khorshed came forward after seeing this scene. Arafat wants to know why he is making trouble about this. Arafat also started quarreling with him.
At one point in the fight between the two, an enraged Arafat ran and fetched a sharp stick from the kitchen and stabbed Khorshed in the throat and face. When Khorshed’s face and throat were cut deeply and bleeding started, Arafat left him and ran away. Hearing Khorshed’s screams, family members including his wife came forward and took him to Chamek Hospital where the doctor on duty declared him dead.
OC of Sitakunda Police Station. Abul Kalam Azad confirmed the truth of the incident and said that while driving the car that brought Khorshed, the ill-tempered neighbor Arafat abused the driver. When Khorshed went to protest, there was a heated argument with him. At one point, Arafat ran and brought a sharp stick from the house and hit Khorshed on the face and neck. This anger is deeply hurt and seriously injured. When the family members took Khorshed away, the doctors declared him dead. Legal action is being taken in this regard.