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Mod beatings result in 62 deaths in Jan-Oct

FE Online Report | Published: November 22, 2019 17:49:35 | Updated: November 22, 2019 21:25:40


62 people were killed by mob beatings across the country from January to October 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 no such killings occurred in Rangpur division, revealed the data by Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK).

In Chattogram, 23 people were killed while the number was 21 in Dhaka, it said, adding that seven and three were killed in Khulna and Sylhet respectively.

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

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