Two robbers lynched in Narsingdi
Published: 12:09 PM, 9 June 2021
Two suspected robbers were lynched to death by an irate mob in the Darikandi-Borochar area of Belabo Upazila in Narsingdi on Tuesday night.
The deceased were identified as Jewel Mia, son of Ator Mia of Lochonpur village in Raipura Upazila of the district, and Nadim Mia, son of Shahid Ullah of the same village.
OC of Belabo Police Station Shafayet Hossain said that the road stretching from Dorikandi bus stand to Borochar on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway is infamous for robberies.
Around 8:00 pm on Tuesday, locals spotted some three to four men with domestic weapons on a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in the area. After hearing the screaming of locals, a mob gathered and challenged the auto-rickshaw. The occupants of the vehicle panicked, got off the auto-rickshaw and tried to flee. After a brief chase, the locals caught two of them and thrashed them to death.
Later, the mob vandalised the vehicle and set it on fire, the OC said.
On information, police recovered the bodies. Among the two deceased, Jewel was an accused in a drug case at Raipura police station, police said.