Alexa Renu lynched in Badda, 3 held

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Renu lynched in Badda, 3 held

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:06 AM, 22 July 2019   Updated: 10:07 AM, 22 July 2019

Taslima Begum Renu

Taslima Begum Renu

Three young men were detained in connection with the lynching of a woman in mob beating at Badda area in the capital. 

Police detained them on Sunday night after reviewing video footage of the mob beating incident. The detainees are - Jafor, Shahin and Bappi.

Badda police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Rafikul Islam confirmed the matter. “They were detained for interrogation,” he said. 

Taslima Begum Renu was injured in a lynch-mob attack at Uttar Badda in the capital on Saturday morning. Later, she was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where physicians declared her dead.

Her nephew Syed Nasir Uddin Titu and sister Rehana identified the body of the deceased at DMCH in the evening. They said that the deceased, Taslima Begum Renu, 40, was divorced and was living with her children in Mohakhali Wireless area.

She has an 11-year-old son and four-year-old daughter. She visited the school to seek information about admissions. 

Victims' nephew Nasir Uddin lodged a case against 400-500 unnamed with Badda Police Station on Saturday night in this regard.