A woman, who was stabbed by a miscreant in Motijheel area of the city on Saturday, succumbed to her injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Sunday morning.
The deceased was identified as Ruma Begum Doly, 48, wife of Atiqur.The incident took place at Culvert road of city’s Motijheel area on Saturday noon.
Police said that local nabbed the youth and handed over to police after giving a good thrashing. Later, he was also sent to hospital for treatment.
The arrestee was identified as Hasan, 20.
Omar Faruq, officer-in-charge (OC) of Motijheel Police Station confirmed the matter.
Atiqur, the victim's husband said that the youth tried to snatch a chain of Ruma from her neck on Saturday afternoon. But failing to take it away, he stabbed Ruma indiscriminately, leaving her critically injured.
The body was sent to hospital morgue for an autopsy, police said.