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Man stabbed to death in Agargaon

A man was stabbed to death at a building in Dhaka’s Agargaon area early today.

The deceased was identified as Azim Islam, a 55-year-old security guard of the building.

He suffered five stab wounds in the chest, police said.

The murder took place around 3:00am near the guard room at Mia Tower situated near the Science Museum.

The house owner Imam Hossain said on information, he rushed there and found Azim lying in a pool of blood in a critical condition. He was taken to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital. As his condition deteriorated, he was transferred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, where the doctors declared him dead around 4:30am.Imam said they came to know that one Sagar, 18, an office employee on the first floor of the building, stabbed Azim following a feud.Utpal Barua, officer-in-charge of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station, said they have detained Sagar. Police are interrogating him to find out the motive, he added.

The body of the deceased is kept at the DMCH morgue.Azim hailed from Dhuburia village in Nagarpur Upazila in Tangail. His wife and a daughter live in their village home.Aziz Mia, younger brother of the deceased, said he is unaware of the motive behind the killing.

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