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Angry mob beat youth to death in Jashore

Published: June 19, 2019 11:58:47 | Updated: June 19, 2019 12:08:45


A young man was beaten to death and another injured by an angry mob after one of them reportedly hurled a bomb on a young man at Shankarpur Bus Terminal in Jashore on Tuesday night.

The deceased was identified as Sunny Hossain, 25, son of Mashiur Rahman, while the injured as Ananda, 24, son of Ashok of Shankarpur area, reports UNB.

Quoting locals, police said Sunny and Nayan Hossain, son of Faruk Mia, had been at loggerheads over toll collection from the bus terminal.

On Tuesday night, a group of young men, led by Sunny and Ananda, swooped on Nayan and hurled a bomb at him at the bus terminal around 8:00 pm, leaving him injured, police said.

Agitated, locals caught Sunny and Ananda and gave them a good beating, leaving them injured, said Apurba Hasan, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.

Later, they were taken to local hospital where doctors declared Sunny dead.

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