Shaheen was accused of molesting a six-year old girl
An alleged child molester has been beaten to death by local arbitrators in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail district.
The deceased is Shaheen, 35, son of Sayed Molla of Majhalia village under the same upazila.
According to sources, Shaheen molested a six-year old girl from the village when she went to his house to keep milk in the refrigerator on Friday morning.
Later, the girl’s mother complained about the matter to the local arbitrators.
In the evening, three local arbitrators-- Suman, Ayon and Ezaz-- picked up Shaheen and took him to a field forcefully and beat him up.
Shaheen was later admitted to Kumudini Hospital in a critical condition where the doctors declared him dead at night.
AKM Miznaul Haque, officer-in-charge of Mirzapur police station, confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune.