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Lynch mob in Laxmipur kills robber

Published: November 22, 2019 12:30:51 | Updated: November 26, 2019 12:36:34


A suspected robber was killed and five others injured in a lynch-mob attack at Sagardi village in Raipur upazila of Laxmipur district early Friday.

The deceased was identified as Sohel, reports UNB.

Quoting locals, Tota Mia, officer-in-charge of Raipur Police Station, said a gang of robbers swooped on the house of Jabbar Ali Bepari at the dead of night and kept the house-inmates hostage at gunpoint.

Hearing their screams, neighbours encircled the house and caught six of the robbers.

Later, they gave them a good thrashing, leaving six robbers injured.

On information, police went to the spot and taken them to local hospital where Sohel died.

Two light guns, six cartridges and some sharp weapons were recovered from the spot.

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