‘Cattle thief’ lynched in Jashore

24 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

JASHORE: A suspected cattle thief was killed and another was injured after being beaten by a mob at Chandrapur village in Jhikorgachha upazila early Thursday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Ilias, 30, son of Fazlu Mistri of Krishnagar village in the upazila.

Insan Ali, a resident of Chandrapur, said the thieves entered his cow shed around 2am.

“He got up hearing his cows mooing and caught the thieves with the help of locals. They beat up the duo before handing them over to police,” said Touhidul Islam, Additional Superintendent of Jashore Police.

Injured Ilias and Abdul, 30, were taken to Jashore Medical College Hospital but Ilias succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital.


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