Mob beating took 31 lives in Jan-May: ASK

FE Online Report | Published: July 11, 2019 19:22:33 | Updated: July 12, 2019 10:48:31

31 people were killed by mob beating across the country from January to May 2019, according to a report by an independent rights and legal aid body.

The highest number of incidents of killings took place in Chattogram while the no such killings occurred in Mymensingh and Rangpur divisions, revealed the data by Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK).

In Chattogram, 14 people were killed while it was nine in Dhaka, it added.

As many as 37 people were killed in 2018 while it was 50 in 2017, the rights body disclosed.




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