A member of police was stabbed to death by a gang of muggers on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway under Syed Nazrul Islam Bridge at Bhairab in Kishoreganj on Sunday night.
The deceased was identified as Arifur Rahman, 25, a member of Police Barrack.
Md Mukhlesur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Bhairab police station, said the gang obstructed a pedestrian Dalim under the bridge around 8:30pm.
Hearing screaming of Dalim, Arifur, who was performing duty in Rail-Bridge area, went to the spot to rescue him.
The muggers stabbed Arifur and Dalim, leaving them injured.
Later, they were rushed to Bhairab Upazila Health Complex where physicians declared Arif dead.
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