The driver of a human haulier was stabbed to death by unknown miscreants in the city's Mirpur area early today.
Police identified the driver as Mohmmad Hasan, 25, a resident of Mirpur-12.
The victim used to drive his human hauler, locally known as Leguna, for police when they requisitioned his vehicle, said Syed Zia-uz-Zaman, office-in-charge of Pallabi Police Station.
The OC said Hasan came under the attack in Mirpur-12 area around 5:00am today.
The miscreants managed to flee the scene, leaving him critically injured, the OC said.
On information, Alamgir Hossain, a relative of the victim, rescued Hasan and took him at a private hospital in the area.
The body bore several stab marks in his throat, chest and back, the OC said.
"It was a planned murder but motive behind the killing could not be known immediately," the police official added.