Mob beats Narail youth for ‘hurting religious sentiments’

Published: June 25, 2019 16:08:45 | Updated: June 26, 2019 15:48:59

A young man was injured in a mob beating at Ujirpur in Narail municipality area on Tuesday reportedly for hurting religious sentiments of Muslims.

The victim was identified as Tanu Dutta, 27, son of Goutam Dutta of Kashiapara village.

Elias Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said Tanu posted a derogatory photo about holy 'Kaba Sharif' in his Facebook account which hurt the religious sentiments.

Locals caught the youth from in front of Ujirpur High School on noon and gave him a good beating, leaving him injured.

Later, he was handed over to police. He was taken to Sadar Hospital under police custody, reports UNB. 

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