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Cattle-theft suspect lynched in Chuadanga

| Updated: October 24, 2017 08:07:10

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A suspected cattle thief was beaten to death by a mob at Ramannagar village in Damurhuda upazila early Saturday.


The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam Shafi, 31, son of Sadar Mallik, a resident of Komorpur village of the upazila, used to live at Belgacchi village of Sadar upazila, reports UNB.


Quoting locals, Abdul Momen, additional superintendent of police, said that a gang of thief stole an ox of Tokon of the village around 4:00 am.


Later, the villagers found four thieves along with the bull in a field around 4:30 am.


The villagers caught Shafiqul while three other thieves fled away.


Later, the villagers beat him mercilessly, leaving him dead on the spot.


On information, Md Kalimullah, assistant superintendent of Damurhuda-Jibannagar circle and Abu Zihad, officer-in-charge of Damurhuda Model Police Station visited the spot and recovered the body of the thief.

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