'Mugger' killed in Jessore lynch-mob attack

‘Mugger’ killed in Jessore lynch-mob attack


A suspected mugger was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Sujolpur in the district town early Thursday.The deceased was identified as Akbar Ali, 22, son of Tipu, a resident of Arabpur area of the town.Police said locals caught Akbar when a gang of muggers he belonged to was trying to snatch a motorcycle from the area.Later the mob gave him a good beating around 12am, leaving him critically injured.On information, police rescued him and got him admitted to Jessore Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 1:30am.Shikdar Akkas Ali, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station, confirmed the incident. -UNB, Jessore


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