Gazipur: A man was stabbed to death and another injured by robbers during a robbery incident at Borober village in Kapashia upazila early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Mafiz Uddin,55, elder brother of Rafiqul Islam of the village.
Locals said a gang of robbers, numbering 10/12, swooped on the house of Rafiqul Islam and kept the house inmates hostage at gunpoint around 1:30 am.
Later the robbers looted valuables including gold ornaments worth Tk 2 lakh.
At one stage, the bandits stabbed Mafiz Uddin and Rafiqul Islam indiscriminately as they raised an alarm, leaving Mafiz dead on the spot and Rafiqul injured.
Hearing scream of the house inmates, locals rushed to the spot and caught three suspected robbers while the others managed to flee the scene.
The captured robbers are Shohag, 22, Kamar Uddin, 55, and Shariful, 30.
Man killed by robbers in Gazipur