12 Aug 2022, 16:28

Businessman killed in Dutch-Bangla Bank ATM booth

DHAKA, August 12, 2022 (BSS) - A businessman was allegedly stabbed to death 
by a snatcher while he was withdrawing money from an ATM booth of Dutch-
Bangla Bank in the city's Uttara area early today.

The deceased was identified as M Sharif Ullah, 44.

Police has arrested a snatcher who identified as Abdus Samad, 38, from the 
capital and recovered a blood stained knife from his possession relating to 
this incident. 

"The killing was taken place at Dutch-Bangla Bank ATM Booth located at 
Sonargaon Janapath road at Uttara sector-11 around 12:30am," said Mohammad 
Mohsin, officer-in-charge (OC) of Uttara-west Police station.

After the incident, the local people detained the alleged snatcher and handed 
over him to the police, said the OC.

Police sources said the snatcher all of a sudden attacked on the right side 
of the businessman's throat with a sharp knife when he was withdrawing cash 
from the booth during the night on way of returning to his home, leaving him 
critically injured.

In one stage, Sharif fell down on the floor and the security guard of the ATM 
booth shouted and detained the snatcher with the help of locals when he was 
tried to flee, according to a police case filed by the victim's family.


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