An on duty policeman has been stabbed to death by a gang of hijackers on Dhaka-Sylhet highway under Syed Nazrul Islam Bridge in Bhairab upazila in Kishoreganj.
The deceased was identified as Arifur Rahman, 25, a member of Police Barrack.
Md Mukhlesur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Bhairab police station, said that the gang obstructed a pedestrian Dalim under the bridge around 8:30pm on Sunday.
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 doctors declared Arif dead.