Pabna, Oct 5: A Christian priest of the local Baptist Mission's Faith Bible Church escaped a murder attempt with injures at School Para at Ishwardi upazila in Pabna on Monday morning.
The victim was identified as Luk Sarkar, 50, son of Bani Kanta Sarkar of Tala upazila in Satkhira district.
Victim's wife Padma Sarkar said three youths came to their house in a motorcycle around 9am to listen to sermons from her husband.
Hearing his screams from another room, Padma said, she rushed there and found her husband lying in a pool of blood and the youths fleeing the house.
Luk sustained injures in his throat as the miscreants tried to slaughter him with a sharp weapon, she said.