An assistant sub-inspector was stabbed to death by miscreants at a check post in Gabtoli of Dhaka this evening.
Police picked up a man following the incident, Faruqul Alam, officer-in-charge (Investigation) of Darussalam Police Station, told The Daily Star.
The incident took place around 9:30pm when the victim, Ibrahim Mollah, along with his colleagues was conducting a search by setting up a check post in front of Parbat Cinema Hall, the police official added.
The law enforcers stopped a group of four to five passersby to search their hand bag, the OC said adding, that all on a sudden one of them attacked Ibrahim with knife and fled away, leaving him critically injured.
The injured was rushed to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, the police official said.
Police later picked up one of the group members while others managed to flee.