Drug addicts kills 3, dies in mob beating
Cumilla, July 5: Three people, including a women and her son, were stabbed to death and two others injured in Debidwar upazila of the district on Wednesday.
Jahirul Anwar, officer-in-charge (OC) of Debidwar Police Station, told The Daily Observer that the attacker, Mokhlesur Rahman, was later killed in a mob beating. He was a drug addict and involved in criminal activities, the OC added.
The deceased are Anwara Begum, 45, wife of Shah Alam, her son Abu Hanif, 12, and Nazma Begum, 40, wife of Nurul Islam. They hailed from Radhanagar village in the upazila,
OC Jahirul Islam said Mokhlesur first hacked Abu Hanif while he was working at a paddy field at Radhanagar village around 10:30am. He died on the spot. Later, he (Mokhlesur) stabbed five others as they tried to save Hanif. Of the five, three died on the spot.
Local people managed to catch Mokhlesur and beat him dead.