Three cases filed, five held over mob killing in Lalmonirhat

Our Correspondent. Rangpur | Published: 20:25, Oct 31,2020


The police on Saturday arrested five people for their alleged involvement in the recent incident of mob killing and burning a mentally ill man at Burimari under Patgram upazilla of Lalmonirhat recently.

Patgram officer-in-charge Sumon Kumar Mohonto confirmed the matter saying that so far, three cases had been filed in this connection,

A three-member probe body was formed led by Lalmonirhat additional district magistrate to investigate the incident.

A former librarian of Rangpur Cantonment Public School Shahidunnabi Jewel was killed by a mob on allegations of dishonouring the Quran on Thursday.

The mob dragged his body about one kilometre away and set fire on it.  

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