Muggers kill 2 in Nawabganj
Two people were hacked to death by a gang of muggers at Majhikanda in Nawabganj upazila of Dhaka early Friday.
The deceased were identified as Zahid, 40 and his friend Kamal, 50. Both hailed from Majhikanda area.
Mostafa Kamal, officer-in-charge of Nawabganj Police Station, said a gang of muggers intercepted a motorbike carrying Zahid and Kamal after placing banana tree on the road around 11:30 pm on Thursday.
Later, the muggers snatched their valuables and stabbed them with sharp weapons, leaving them critically injured.
They were taken to Nawabganj upazila health complex where the doctors declared Kalam dead. Zahid was referred to Mitford Hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital around 3:00am.
A case was filed with Nawabganj Police Station. None of the gang members was arrested as of filing of this report at 5:00pm on Friday.