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Alleged Robbery

3 youths killed by mob in N’ganj

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 14 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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3 youths killed by mob in N’ganj

Three youths were beaten to death by a mob, who suspected them of being robbers, at Araihazar upazila in Narayanganj on Thursday.

The incident took place in Ilmadi area at 5:00am, said Araihazar Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Anisur Rahman.

The deceased were identified as Md Mofizul, Zahirul Islam Jeslu and Md Nobi. All of them were aged 20 to 30. Zahirul was the owner of a Laguna van while Mofizul and Nobi were Laguna drivers.  

Police arrived at the spot after receiving a phone call from the local Union Parishad chairman at 6:00am and found two of them dead, said Anisur.

Another victim was rushed to the Upazila Health Complex where he was declared dead, he added.

“The three were beaten to death in the night on suspicion of robbery while their bodies were recovered in the morning and sent to Narayanganj General Hospital for autopsy,” said Mostafizur Rahman, Additional Superintendent of Police in Narayanganj. 

Mofizul’s mother Monowara Begum said her son used to transport garment factory workers in Rupganj’s Gausia area. He left the house with his Laguna around 10:00pm on Wednesday. 

“I found out this morning that my son had been beaten to death. I want justice for my son,” she said.