A 17-year-old schoolboy was stabbed to death by some miscreants in the capital's Shyampur area on Sunday, police said.
The victim was identified as Md Nayan Islam, son of Kamrul Islam hailing from Jhajar village of Mohammadpur Thana in Magura district. He was a student of class IX in RK Chowdhury School and College in the area.
Md. Bachchu Mia, in-charge of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police outpost, confirmed the incident.
He said the body was kept in the hospital morgue for an autopsy and the incident was reported to the concerned police station.
Deceased's father Kamrul Islam said that his son went to in Dholaipar Balur Math (sand field) area around 2:30pm. He suffered serious wounds after being repeatedly stabbed by unidentified attackers.
He was later rushed to DMCH where doctors declared him dead upon arrival.