Police arrested a youth for stabbing a madrasa student and looting cash and mobile phone in the hilly parts of port city's Akbarshah area early yesterday.
The arrestee is as Nur Nabi Babu (19), a local of the area.
The injured student Saiful Islam (18) has received treatment at a hospital, said police.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) Jahir Hossain of Akbarshah police station said Saiful went to visit the Harbatali-Nandan Pahar area of Akbarshah on Saturday evening with his friends.
A group of local youths cordoned off Saiful and his two friends and snatched their valuables on the top of the hills."
"As Saiful tried to resist, Nabi stabbed him in the leg," added the OC.
"Coming down from the hill, Saiful's friend informed the matter to police. A team of police then conducted a raid in the area and detained Nabi. But his other associates managed to escape," said the OC.
A case was lodged in this connection, he added.