Mob beats 2 'robbers' dead in Chuadanga
[Bangla Daily Star] An angry mob beat to death two suspected robbers and injured another in Jibonnagar upazila of Chuadanga early Tuesday.
The dear departed are identified as Nayan, 27, of Magura; and Anwarul, 35, of Jessore; reports our Kushtia correspondent.
Injured Afaz Uddin, 27, a local of Hanshtala village, the place of occurrence, was admitted to Jibonnagar Upazila Health Complex.
Khan Shahjahan Ali, officer-in-charge of Jibonnagar Police Station, said a gang of around 10 gun-and-machete-wielding robbers entered the house of Hafizul Islam of the village around 3:00am.
Three of the gang entered a room where the family members of Hafizul were watching Eid programmes on television keeping the door of the room opened, the OC said.
The robbers made a son and a daughter of Hafizul hostage on gun point in a bid to commit robbery.
The other family members who were also passing time chatting with each other sensed the presence of the robbers and screamed for help, the OC said.
Hearing the screams, locals cordoned off the robbers and managed to catch the three who entered the room.
They gave them a good beating.
The critically injured robbers were rushed to the upazila health complex where duty doctors declared two of them death, the OC added.
Injured Afaz was later shifted to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital as his condition deteriorated.
On information, police rushed to the health complex, recovered the bodies and sent those to the hospital for an appointment with Dr. Quincy.
Police also recovered a machete from the scene of the robbery.
A robbery case was filed with the cop shoppe and police shown the injured robber as arrestee in the case.
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