'Robber' lynched in Munshiganj

‘Robber’ lynched in Munshiganj


An alleged robber was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Dalalpara in Sadar upazila early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Sahabuddin Sabu, 30. Sahidul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station said a gang of robbers stormed into the house of Hekmat Bepari, a teacher, around
1 am. They looted valuables, including five tolas of gold, and Tk 80,000 in cash from the house after beating up Hekmat Bepari who tried to resist them.
When the inmates raised a hue and cry, locals rushed in and caught one of the robbers, Sabu, after a hot chase. Later, local people gave him a good thrashing, leaving him critically injured.
The injured was rushed to Munshiganj Hospital where he died early on Saturday morning.
Police conducted a drive in Rampal and Goshairbag of Muktarpur and arrested three robbers who were involved in the robbery and recovered Tk 9,000 from their possession. However, the other accomplices of Sabu managed to flee. A case was filed in this connection. -UNB, Munshiganj


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