Rape suspect killed in mob beating
Published : Thursday, 13 June, 2019 at 11:55 AM Count : 307
A rape suspect was beaten to death allegedly by mob at Ban Kolapara in Sylhet city on Wednesday night.
The deceased was identified as Dudu Mia, 38. Locals said he was an activist of Swechchhasebok League. But the party's city unit president said Dudu has no political background.
Local sources said announcement was given by mike from Shah Rumi Masjid that robbers storm Ban Kolapara. Hearing this, locals gathered and beat up Dudu at Golap point around 11:30pm, leaving him dead.
Local people alleged that Dudu was taking preparation to commit robbery in the area.
The locals also said Dudu was an accused in a case filed over gang rape incident took place a day after last Pahela Baishakh in the area.
Jeda Al Musa, additional deputy commissioner of SMP, said police recovered the body of one Dudu from Ban Kolapara area of the city. The body bore several injury marks.
He was killed in mob beating when he was taking preparation to commit robbery, quoting locals, the police official said, adding that the deceased was accused in four/five cases on different charges, including rape.