The deceased were identified as Farhad Mia, 50, and Ali Akbar, 60, of Sagoriapara village in remote char area
Two farmers were stabbed to death and one was injured by a mentally challenged man in Narsingdi Sadar upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Farhad Mia, 50, and Ali Akbar, 60, of Sagoriapara village in remote char area.
Police, however, detained accused Yunus and admitted him to Sadar Hospital.
Police and witnesses said Yunus attacked Farhad when he was working in his paddy field in the afternoon.
After stabbing Farhad indiscriminately, Yunus later hacked Akbar Ali and Sentu Mia with the same knife, leaving them critically injured.
They were rushed to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital where the two declared dead.
Narsingdi Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge Biplob Kumar confirmed the incident.