Policeman knifed to death in Dhaka

Policeman knifed to death in Dhaka

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A police ASI has been stabbed to death at a check post in Dhaka’s Gabtoli amidst heightened security for Durga Puja.The victim was identified as Darussalam Police Station Assistant Sub-Inspector Ibrahim Molla.He was stabbed at the check post in front of Parbat Cinema Hall on Thursday night, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Kayum Uz Zaman told greenwatchbd.com.Molla was rushed to Suhrawardy Hospital where the doctor declared him dead, he said.The killer fled the scene, Zaman said, but police arrested one person over the murder.Security has been strengthened in Dhaka after the murder of Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella at diplomatic zone Gulshan last month.Deputy Commissioner Masud Ahmed told greenwatchbd.com police stopped two persons at the check post.A constable caught one of them when he tried to flee, he said.The other one, carrying a bag in his hand, buried a knife into Molla’s chest and ran away when he was being frisked, Ahmed added.Police said the duo was drug addicts.The law enforcers could not confirm the name of the arrestee and from where they came as he was on drug.“He is changing statements every now and then,” Ahmed said.

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