Muggers have robbed a gas station worker of Tk 1 million after stabbing him in a drive-by attack in Gazipur.
The victim, Niamat Ali, 35, works as a manager at the Hazi Mofizuddin CNG Filling Station in Sreepur Upazila.
The incident took place around 10am Sunday.
Ali was standing outside the station for a ride with Tk 1 million and two pay-orders worth Tk 843,953 in his bag. He was due to deposit the amount to a bank, said Md Tazul Islam, owner of the CNG station.
“Two muggers arrived by motorcycle, attacked Ali with a machete and escaped with the bag,” he told.
Ali was first admitted to AK Memorial Hospital and later transferred to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital for better treatment, reports bdnews24.com.
“A vein on Niamat’s right hand has been severed,” said Dr Md Saiful Islam of AK Memorial Hospital.
The police visited the crime scene, said Md Jamil Rashed, a police sub-inspector.
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