A college student was stabbed to death allegedly by some miscreants in New Market area of the district town early Friday, UNB reports.
The deceased was identified as Mahbub Payda, 25, a student of Patuakhali Vocational School and Training College, and son of Yusuf Payda of Sabujbagh area.
Tariqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police station, said Alamin, a suspected criminal along with his associates swooped on Mahbub and stabbed him indiscriminately while passing through the area around 11:30 pm on Thursday, leaving him critically injured.
He was taken to Patuakhali General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Police suspected that Mahbub might have been killed over previous enmity.