An accused in a murder case stabbed another accused to death in a courtroom in Cumilla during hearing on Monday.
Superintendent of Police of the district Syed Nurul Islam said the incident took place on Monday noon place in front of Judge Begum Fatema Ferdous of the Cumilla Additional District and Sessions Judge’s Court.
The deceased was identified as Faruk, son of Ohid Ullah of Monoharganj in Cumilla and a relative to the attacker, report UNB and bdnews24.com.
Both came from Manoharganj to the court to appear at the hearing in the case, said Salahuddin Ahmed, chief of Kotwali Police Station.
The superintendent of police said accused Hasan started stabbing Faruk with a knife indiscriminately while the hearing in the murder case was going on in the court around noon, leaving him critically injured.
Later, injured Faruk was taken to Cumilla Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
The body was sent to the Cumilla Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Security was tightened on the court premises after the incident, the SP added.
Hasan was arrested after the incident, he said.
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