Dhaka, April 9: Miscreants snatched away Tk seven lakh from a garment trader claiming themselves as the members of Detective Branch (DB) of police near the Shahidullah Hall of Dhaka University on Saturday noon.
According to police, the victim, Azam Uddin was going to Narayanganj via Gulistan by a rickshaw to buy clothes with a bag carrying taka seven lakh.
Two miscreants riding on a motorbike interrupted him in front of Shahidullah Hall.
They claimed themselves as DB police and challenged the businessman saying that he was carrying arms in his bag.
At one stage, they snatched away Tk 7 lakh kept in his bag and fled the spot.
Police Inspector Zafor Wajed confirmed the incident saying it is being investigated.