Truck driver beaten to death in Rajshahi

20 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: A truck driver, who was beaten in Bhabaniganj Shibzait area of Bagmara upazila on Friday night for running the vehicle over two goats, died at a hospital early Saturday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Abu Taleb, 33, resident Jhalmolia area of Puthia upazila.

Rezaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Puthia Police Station, said when two goats were crushed under the truck when it was being driven by Abu Taleb around 7:30 pm and he tried to flee the scene.

But the goat owner along with locals riding on 10-15 motorcycles chased the truck and managed to catch the driver in Basupara of Puthia upazila around 8:15pm.

Later, they beat him mercilessly, leaving him critically injured.