Suspected thief beaten to death in Joypuhat

Published: May 12, 2018 10:45:11 | Updated: May 12, 2018 14:56:40


An elderly man was reportedly beaten to death by a mob in suspicion of theft attempt at Ghashuria village in the district headquarter on Friday morning.

The deceased was identified as Yasin Mia, 61, of Tajpur-Banpur area in the same upazila.

Inspector Md Maminul Haque of Joypurhat Sadar Police Station said locals caught Yasin along with equipment used to commit burglary and gave him a good beating branding himself as a thief.

Later, Yasin was taken to Joypurhat Modern District Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries in the afternoon, said police, reports UNB.

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