A 40-year-old man was stabbed to death in the EPZ area of port city Chattogram Saturday night.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Rahim Bachan of Labour Colony under EPZ Police Station.
Locals said Bachan and another Tawsif, neighbours of the colony, locked into an altercation over the family feud on Saturday evening and at one stage of the brawl Bachan slapped Tawsif’s sister.
Tawsif’s paternal cousin Rony, who also resides in the same colony, allegedly stabbed Bachan with a knife after a heated-altercation between them over the matter in front of the colony around 9:30pm, they narrated.
The incident left Bachan critically injured and rushed to Chattogram Medical College hospital where physicians pronounced him dead.
Kabir Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of EPZ Police Station, said they were looking into the incident and trying to detain the accused.