Muggers snatched away Tk 14 lakh from a private company employee at Dhanmondi in the capital yesterday, said police.
The incident happened on Road-9 around 12:30pm when the victim was taking the money to his office at Mirpur DOHS in a microbus, Abdul Latif, officer-in-charge of Dhanmondi Police Station, told The Daily Star last night.
He had just withdrawn the amount from a commercial bank in New Market area.
Four muggers walked to the vehicle after it stopped near a traffic signal, shot once at the window and took away a bag containing the money from the victim after brandishing firearms, he said.
The criminals fled immediately.
A case was filed with Dhanmondi Police Station, said the OC.
Police are yet to arrest the culprit or recover the money.