A youth was stabbed to death by snatchers in front of Cherag Ali Kaderia Textiles Mills in Gazipur’s Tongi on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Jahidul Islam, 35, son of late Hazrat Ali of Nama Para village under Barhatta police station in Netrokona district.Locals said that the muggers waylaid Jahidul and stabbed him indiscriminately after snatching his money and mobile phone while the victim was returning home from his workplace.
Later, locals took him to Tongi Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master General Hospital where on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Confirming the news, Shah Alam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Tongi West Police Station, said that the body was kept at the hospital morgue for an autopsy.
A murder case has been registered in this regard, he added.