Muggers shot a bKash agent leaving him critically injured in Kanthaltala area in the district yesterday and snatched away Tk3 lakh.
The victim was Selim Munshi, 32, son of Mohiuddin Munshi of Katiadi area under Bakerganj upazila of Barisal.
Sub-Inspector Harun-or-Rashid of Chakrabarti police camp in Joydebpur, said Selim was going to a bank in Konabari in the afternoon after collecting the money.
At one stage, four muggers riding on two motorbikes reached the area and shot Selim leaving him critically injured. They snatched away the money keeping in a bag and fled the scene.
Selim was sent to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College and Hospital. Later, he was shifted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital as his condition deteriorated.