An inspector of Detective Branch (DB) has been injured as a group of muggers stabbed him at Mouchak in the city.
Police said DB inspector Mahbubul Haque was returning his residence from his Mintu Road office riding on a rickshaw in early Sunday morning.
When Haque reached in front of Sirajul Islam Medical College and Hospital at Mouchak, a group of muggers waylaid him and snatched away his wallet, UNB reports.
As the DB inspector tried to resist them, the miscreants stabbed him, leaving the detective injured.
Later, he was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), said assistant sub-inspectorBabul Miah of DMCH Police Camp.