Police recovered the body of a stabbed college student from a room of a private students’ dormitory and rescued another bullet-injured student from the same room in the ground floor of the three-storey building on Mofiz Uddin Road of Racecourse area under sadar upazila in Comilla on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Sagar Dutta, son of Shankar Dutta, of Chirala under Chandina upazila in Comilla, and a student of Comilla Government College.
The injured was identified as Sajib Saha, son of Rakhal Saha, of Ujnachar of sadar upazila in Brahmanbaria, and a student of the same college. Sajib was taken to Comilla Medical College Hospital from where he was transferred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for better treatment.
Locals and police said students of Comilla Government College used to live in the dormitory but no one was found after the incident in the morning.
Police suspected that the murder took place due to love affair between one of the inmates and sister of another inmate of the dormitory.
Comilla additional superintendent of police (sadar circle) Tanvir Salehin Emon said that they recovered a pistol and a knife from the spot.
Comilla Kotwali police station officer-in-charge Abu Salam Mia said that no case was lodged and none was arrested until Wednesday evening in this connection.
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