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Mob lynches suspected robber in Pabna

Published: March 02, 2019 12:50:30 | Updated: March 04, 2019 11:20:26


A suspected robber was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Potirajpur village in Ishwardi upazila of Pabna in the early hours of Saturday.

The identity of the deceased could not be known yet.

Bahauddin Faruqi, officer-in-charge of Ishwardi Police Station, said that a gang of robbers numbering 10/11 looted valuables from a house at the village at around 1:30am.

When the robbers attempted to enter another house owned by Hafez Tajul Islam at the village, the house inmates started to scream.

Hearing screams, locals rushed in and chased the robbers and caught one of them.

The angry mob gave him a good thrashing, leaving him dead on the spot, according to a UNB report.

Being informed, police recovered the body, said the OC.

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