A local mosque imam was stabbed to death by a young man at village Sirajkhan of Kachua in Chandpur on Sunday morning.
The victim was identified as Shah Alam alias Shahab Ali, 65, an imam and resident of the village. He was also a teacher of local forkania madrassah.
Ashrafuzzaman, additional superintendent of Chandpur police, said the young man, Ronny, came to his house around 6:30am while Shah Alam was teaching Arabic to his students.
At one stage, he stabbed the imam indiscriminately which left him critically injured. He was taken to Kachua Upazila Health Complex where physicians declared him dead.
Locals caught Ronny and handed him over to police.
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