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POST TIME: 12 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Suspected thief lynched in Brahmanbaria
Our Correspondent, Brahmanbaria

Suspected thief lynched in Brahmanbaria

A man suspected as a thief was lynched at Harashpur village in Bijoynagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district early yesterday.

The deceased was identified as Shahidul Islam, 45, son of late Tajul Islam of Bhubhan village in Nasirnagar upazila of the district.

Confirming the matter, officer-in-charge of Bijoynagar Police Station Ali Arshad said locals caught Shahidul red handed while stealing at Harashpur Borochal Primary School after breaking open the lock on the door. On information, police rushed to the spot and sent Shahidul to Brahmanbaria Saadar Hospital where on-duty doctor declared him dead.

Necessary action would be taken against him if he is found guilty after investigation, the OC added.