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One detained over murders during Mymensingh train robbery

A group of robbers climbed on top of a Jamalpur-bound train and killed two people when they tried to stop them

Update : 25 Sep 2021, 08:49 PM

Police on Saturday detained a suspect in a case filed over the death of two people during a recent robbery incident on the roof of a Jamalpur-bound commuter train.

The unidentified detainee is being interrogated for potential leads, confirmed Mymensingh Railway Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mamun Rahman.

He said Hanufa Begum, mother of one of the victims—Md Sagar, filed the case with Mymensingh Railway police station on Friday night.

Also read - Two killed, one injured in Mymensingh train robbery

Earlier on Thursday night, a group of robbers climbed on top of a Dewanganj-bound train from Mymensingh’s Gafargaon station and attacked three people when they tried to stop them from taking their cash and their mobile phones.

The attackers first stabbed Nahid and Sagar and then attacked Rubel before getting off the train near Kewatkhali Rail Bridge in Mymensingh city, SI Sohel said.

Nahid and Sagar died while Rubel survived and was admitted to the Jamalpur General Hospital.

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