An inspector of Detective Branch (DB) was injured when a group of muggers stabbed him at Mouchak in the city early Sunday.
DB inspector Mahbubul Haque was returning his residence from his Mintu Road office riding on a rickshaw in the morning, said Police.
When Haque reached in front of Sirajul Islam Medical College and Hospital at Mouchak, a group of muggers waylaid him and snatched away his wallet, says a UNB report.
As the DB inspector tried to resist them, the miscreants stabbed him, leaving the detective injured.
Later, he was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), said assistant sub-inspectorBabul Miah of DMCH Police Camp.