He was a second-year student of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department and resided in KM Das Lane of Tikatuli locality.
Witnesses said a group of muggers assailed Talha suddenly at KM Das Lane and attempted to snatch away his money and mobile phone.
As he was trying to resist them from snatching away his belongings, the crooks stabbed him with sharp weapons and left him for a painful death.
Although he was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, he could not fight against his wounds and succumbed to death around 8:30 am, said DMCH Police Camp in-charge sub-inspector Bacchu Miah.
This stabbing incident took place around 6:30 am.