Jashore ‘cattle lifter’ lynched in Jashore

United News of Bangladesh. Jashore | Published at 11:09am on January 23, 2020

A suspected cattle lifter was killed and another was injured after being beaten by a mob at Chandrapur village in Jhikorgachha upazila on early Thursday.

The deceased was Ilias, 30, of Krishnagar village in the upazila.

Insan Ali, a resident of Chandrapur, said the thieves entered his cow shed around 2:00am.

‘He got up hearing his cows mooing and caught the thieves with the help of locals. They beat up the duo before handing them over to police,’ said Touhidul Islam, additional superintendent of Jashore police.

Injured Ilias and Abdul, 30, were taken to Jashore Medical College Hospital but Ilias died on the way to the hospital.