Trader stabbed dead by snatcher in ATM booth

A tarder was stabbed to death by a snatcher while he was withdrawing money from an ATM booth of Dutch-Bangla Bank in Dhaka’s Uttara on Friday.

The deceased was identified as M Sharif Ullah, 44.

Locals detained snatcher Abdus Samad, 38, and handed over him to the police after the incident, said Uttara West Police Station OC Mohammad Mohsin.

The killing was taken place at Dutch-Bangla Bank ATM Booth located at Sonargaon Janapath road at Uttara sector-11 around 12:30am, said Uttara West Police Station OC Mohammad Mohsin.

According to sources said the snatcher all of a sudden attacked on the right side of the trader’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.

At 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.

The victim’s family lodged a case in this regard with the police station.

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