Monday, 6 February, 2023

Renu lynching case ready for trial

Renu lynching case ready for trial

The case filed in a case over the lynching of Taslima Begum Renu in the city’s North Badda area over child-lifting rumor in 2019,is ready for trial.

Today, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid ordered the transfer of the case to the Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court, as it was ready for trial.

Badda police station Sub-inspector Mazharul Islam informed the matter to journalists.

Mohin Uddin, sole fugitive accused in the case today surrendered in the court of Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Asaduzzaman Noor and applied for bail.

After the hearing, the judge ordered him to be sent to jail scrapping his bail application.

Taslima Begum Renu, 40, a single-mother of two, was brutally beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of being a child lifter, in front of North Badda Government Primary School in the morning on July 20, 2019.

It was later learned that Renu went there to take information regarding admission of her daughter Tahsin Tuba, 4, at that school.

Renu’s nephew Nasir Uddin filed the case with Badda Police Station against 400-500 unidentified people.

Police scrutinizing the vicious video clippings of the incident, had managed to arrest almost all the culprits.

Earlier on September 10, 2020, Investigation Officer and DB police Inspector Abdul Haque filed charge-sheet against 15 accused in the case.

The charge-sheeted accused are Ibrahim alias Hridoy Mollah, Ria Begum Moyna, Abul Kalam Azad, Kamal Hossain, Md Shahin, Bacchu Miah, Md Bappi, Murad Miah, Sohel Rana, Asadul Islam, Bellal Mollah, Md Raju, Mohin Uddin, Jafar Hossain Patwari and Wasim Ahmed.