Thief suspect killed in mob beating
Published : Wednesday, 4 September, 2019 at 12:29 PM Count : 334
A suspected thief was killed in a mob beating in Nazirpur upazila of Pirojpur on Wednesday morning.
Pirojpur Sadar Police Station OC SM Ziaul Haque said, deceased Jamal Hawlader, a resident of Kumirmara village of Sadar upazila, was an accused in seven cases, including of theft and murder.
Quoting witnesses, police said local people caught Jamal on Tuesday night when he was taking four stolen cows by a trawler.
The mob gave Jamal a good thrashing and left him behind in the trawler in a canal at Hularhat area.
A night guard found injured Jamal and informed police.
Police rescued him and taken to Pirojpur Sadar Hospital where Jamal succumbed to his injury around 7:15am.
The body was sent to the hospital morgue.