Update July 24, 2019

Dhaka 4-22 pm, 11-August, 2020

Main perpetrator behind Badda lynching on 5-day remand

Mirajul Moin Joy

A Dhaka court today placed the alleged main perpetrator behind lynching of an innocent woman in capital’s North Badda area on July 20, on five-day remand.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Jasim passed the order as police produced Ibrahim Hossain Hridoy before the court and pleaded for placing him on 10-day remand.

Police on the night of July 23 arrested Hridoy, 19, from Bhulta area in Narayanganj. According to the police, Hridoy is a vegetable vendor and used to live in Hazipara area in North Badda.

He was seen beating Taslima Begum Renu, 40, brutally and even thrashing her seemingly lifeless body afterwards.

Another court on July 22 placed on four-day remand the three accused Bachchu Miah, Shahin and Bappi, arrested in the same case.

Another accused Zafar on that same day gave confessional statement before court and was sent him to jail.

Taslima Begum Renu, 40, a single-mother of two, was brutally beaten to death by a mob in suspicion of being a child lifter, in front of North Badda Government Primary School on the morning of July 20.

It was later learned that Renu went there to take information regarding admission of her daughter Tahsin Tuba, 4, at that school.

Nasir Uddin, nephew of Renu, filed the case with Badda Police Station against 400-500 unidentified people.

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