An official of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) have been stabbed by some miscreants at Dhamali Para, an area near the campus, on Wednesday.
Authorities at the university said that a group of miscreants swooped on Abul Kashem, an instrument engineer officer of SUST Civil and Environment Engineering Department.
Kashem has sustained severe injuries from the attack and is being currently treated at the Osmani Medical College Hospital.
The victim is a resident of Dhamalipara. He was stabbed on his way to his home.
The victim said some young people have been demanding extortion from him for last few days. He thinks that he has been attacked as he refused to pay the extortion.
Shafiqul Islam, OC of Jalalabad Police Station, said police were in search to arrest the attackers.