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12:00 AM, January 19, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:44 AM, January 19, 2019

Poultry trader stabbed, robbed in Joypurhat

Muggers stabbed a poultry trader and robbed him of Tk 14.20 lakh in Kalai upazila of Joypurhat on Thursday evening.

The victim -- Ratan Fakir, 32, son of Mosharaf Fakir from Punat (Purbapara) in Kalai area -- took treatment at the upazila health complex.

After withdrawing the money from Joypurhat branch of Islami Bank, Ratan and his friend Mokhles Uddin were returning to Kalai upazila on a motorcycle, said Ratan.

When they reached Sorail village on Joypurhat-Kalai road, a gang of six muggers intercepted them and attempted to snatch the money.

As Ratan tried to resist them, they stabbed him and snatched the money.

Later, locals rushed him to the health complex.

Abdul Latif Khan, officer-in-charge of Kalai Police Station, said they are trying to recover the money and detect the criminals. 

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