Youth hacked to death in Rajshahi

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Rajshahi, June 14: A young man was hacked to death in Rajpara upazila of Rajshahi district on Tuesday.

Police recovered the body of the boy named Apple from the balcony of a house and arrested two brothers named Rico and Limon in this connection.

However, they could not find Arif, the inmate of the house. A blood-stained machete and a shirt from the house of Arif, a neighbour of Apple, was also found in the flat.

Locals said Apple worked at a pharmacy store in Lakshmipur. Police suspect he was murdered on the way back home from his night shift.

Officer-in-charge of Rajpara police station Mahmudur Rahman said Apple was probably killed over previous enmity. He had been arrested a number of times before, the OC added.