A canteen staffer has been hacked to death by his employer on board a launch at the capital's Sadar Ghat, police said.
The deceased was identified Md Rubel, 23, who worked in the MV Kirtonkhola-2 vessel which arrived in Dhaka from Barishal early Friday.
The incident occurred around 10:45 am while the launch was docked at the terminal's pontoon No. 1, said Sub-Inspector Enamul Haq of Sadarghat police outpost.
Quoting launch staffers SI Enamul said the owner of the canteen 'Yamin' stabbed Rubel with a cleaver before boarding another launch to escape. Police are investigating the incident, he added.