A fruit trader was stabbed to death by hijackers in Gazipur.
The deceased was identified as Momen Mia of Chatiani village in Kaliganj upazila of the district.
According to the relatives of the deceased, he was going to Chandana Chowrasta in the district in an auto-rickshaw in the early hours of Friday to buy fruits.
As soon as he reached the bridge in the Han Ghata area of Sadar Police Station, a gang of five hijackers tried to stop the auto-rickshaw and snatch the money, relatives said, quoting witnesses.
When Momen resisted, they took him down, stabbed him, and robbed him of the money, they said.
Ziaul Islam, officer-in-charge of Gazipur Sadar Police Station, said police were sent to the hospital after receiving information about the incident.
The matter will be investigated, and legal action will be taken, added the OC.