CHATTOGRAM: A youth was killed in an attack carried out by motorcycle lifters at Satkania upazila in the district on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Md Shafiq Mia, 35, of village ‘Amtol’ under the upazila.Officer-in-Charge (OC) Anwar Hossain of Satkania police station said locals caught three alleged motorcycle lifters while fleeing with a stolen motorbike in ‘Baitul Ijjat’ area on Chattogram-Bandarban highway.
As Shafiq held one of the lifters, one of his cohorts hit the youth with an iron rod, leaving him seriously injured, said the OC.
The criminals also fled the scene at that time, he said.
The injured was rushed to a local hospital where doctors declared him dead, said OC Anwar. Drives were going on to arrest the criminals, he added.