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Man beaten to death on suspicion of theft in Dhaka

  • Published at 04:01 pm July 25th, 2019
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Recently, eight people have been lynched by mobs across Bangladesh

Yet another man has been beaten to death by a mob for allegedly stealing goods from a ready-made garment factory in Dhaka. 

The incident occurred at Easy Garments in West Hajipara under Hatirjheel police station  around 11am Thursday.

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The deceased is Delwar, 25.

Hatirjheel police station Sub-Inspector (SI) Anath Mitra said: "Workers and employees of the factory have beaten up the man, along with the factory's security guard, Moin, 28.”

On information, police rescued Delwar and sent him to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), where on-duty physician declared him dead.

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He said: "Moin is currently under police custody. He was given primary treatment at DMCH while Delwar’s body was kept in hospital morgue. Police is investigating the matter."

Mob beating incident rises alarmingly

At least eight people have been lynched as mobs descended upon them believing in rumours of child abduction that have become viral recently.

Police initiated a countrywide awareness campaign on Thursday, in response to recent lynching of several people suspected to be child kidnappers.