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‘Burglar’ killed in lynch-mob attack in Laxmipur

Sumel Sarker

Laxmipur

‘Burglar’ killed in lynch-mob attack in Laxmipur

16 May 2015, Nirapad News: A suspected burglar was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Uttar Joypur in Sadar upazila early Saturday. The deceased could not be identified yet.

Police and locals said the man entered the house of Mujibul Haque at Uttar Joypur around 3 am as the house door was opened. Sensing the presence of someone, Mujibul and his family members shouted and tried to catch him.

Hearing the screams, local people rushed in and caught him after a hot chase. The villagers then gave the man a tremendous thrashing, leaving him dead on the spot. Mujibul took the body to Sadar hospital in the morning and escaped after dumping it in front of the hospital.

On information, police recovered the body and sent it to the hospital morgue for autopsy.

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