Alleged kidnapper lynched in Chittagong mob attack

Alleged kidnapper lynched in Chittagong mob attack

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An alleged kidnapper was lynched and three others were injured in a mob attack at Madam Bibirhat in Sitakunda upazila on Tuesday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Tofazzal Hossain, 30.Police and locals said a group of miscreants, numbering 5, halted an auto-rickshaw carrying Jahir Uddin, a trader of Madam Bibirhat, on Chittagong-Dhaka Highway on his way to Fouzdarhat after withdrawing money from a bank branch in the city.
The alleged thugs, identifying themselves as detectives, tried to force the trader into a microbus they were in.
Hearing screams of the victim, locals rushed in and caught four of the men while their other accomplice managed to flee the scene.
Later, they severely beat up the alleged kidnappers, leaving them injured. The angry mob also torched their microbus.
The injured kidnappers were admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where doctors declared Tofazzal dead in the evening, said sources at the CMCH Police Camp. – UNB

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