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3 lynched in Narayanganj on suspicion of robbery

 Narayanganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:07 AM, 13 January 2022   Updated: 05:32 PM, 13 January 2022

Police and locals at the scene

Police and locals at the scene

Three people were beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of robbery at Ilomdi Bagbari area in Araihazar Upazila of Narayanganj in the early hours of Thursday. 

The deceased were identified as Md Mofizul, Zahirul Islam Jeslu and Md Nabi of Bastal area of Sonargaon Upazila. Their age is between 20 to 30 years. Jeslu was the owner of a Laguna while two others were Laguna drivers. 

Police recovered their bodies around 7:00 am. 

Confirming the matter, Narayanganj Additional Superintendent of Police Mostafizur Rahman said that three people were killed in a lynch-mob attack on suspicion of robbery in the morning. Their bodies were recovered in the morning and sent to Narayanganj General Hospital for autopsy. 

According to the witnesses, they were detained and beaten during a robbery on a bus carrying garment workers in the morning. Two people were killed on the spot while another seriously injured died on the way to hospital.