College student dies after saving minor from assault in Sylhet

Published: December 06, 2018 11:43:08 | Updated: December 07, 2018 11:37:33


A college student who sustained severe injuries while trying to save a minor boy from a beating by local boys in Sylhet on Monday, died at a city hospital on Wednesday.

The dead student was identified as Hossain Ahmed, 18, son of Samir Uddin, a resident of Nidanpur village in Bianibazar Municipality area and also second year student of Bianibazar Govt College.

According to local people, Suman Ahmed, son of Muhib Ali and his accomplices were beating a minor boy in front of Nidanpur Government Primary School in the area at around 3:00 pm on Monday.

The culprits became furious on Hossain when he tried to prevent them from beating the minor and, at one stage, they thrashed Hossain, leaving him severely injured.

The injured was then admitted to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital and later shifted to a city hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday, reports UNB.

Officer-in-charge of Bianibazar Police Station Abani Shankar Kar said they are trying to arrest the accused after a case was filed with the police station on Wednesday.

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