A cosmetics trader was stabbed to death allegedly by a mugger on a foot over bridge in front of Birdem Hospital in the city on Tuesday, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Nurun Nabi Mazumdar (23), hailing from Faridganj Upazila of Chandpur district.
Sub-inspector Bacchu Mia of Dhaka Medical College Hospital police camp said a mugger swooped on Nurun Nabi while he was passing through the foot over bridge and tried to snatch away the belongings from him around 9:00 am.
Being resisted, the mugger stabbed Nurun Nabi indiscriminately leaving him dead on the spot.
The victim was taken to the DMCH where on-duty doctor declared him dead, the police officer said.
However, locals chased the mugger and caught him. They also gave him a good beating before handing him over to police.
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