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‘Robber’ beaten to death in Manikganj

  • Our Correspondent
  • 13 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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MANIKGANJ: A suspected robber was beaten to death by a mob after his gang injured three villagers at Shibaloy upazila in the district early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Atwar Rahman, 34, a resident of Binodpur village under Daulatpur upazila in the district.

Local and police sources said five to six robbers entered the house of Atal Chakrawarty at Bakchar village. They tied up Atal, his wife and mother, and started beating up them.

The robbers tried to loot gold ornaments and valuables from the house but hearing cry nighbours chased them.

They managed to catch two of the gang and beat them up, leaving Atwar dead.

However, injured Atal and his family members were admitted to Manikganj 250-bed General Hospital.

Regarding the matter, Shibaloy Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Firoj Kabir said this was not a robbery rather a theft incident.

A thief was killed in mass beating, said OC Firoj, adding that police recovered the body and sent it to the hospital morgue.