Badda lynching

Five more placed on 3-day remand


A Dhaka court Thursday placed five more accused in a case lodged over lynching of an innocent woman in capital’s North Badda area on July 20, on three-day remand, reports BSS.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain passed the order as investigation officer (IO) and Badda Police Station inspector (investigation) Abdur Razzak produced them before the court and pleaded to place them on seven-day remand.The arrestees are – Billal Hossain, 28, Asadul Islam, 22, Murad, 22, Sohel Rana, 30, and Raju Ahmed, 23. Police arrested the accused by scrutinizing the horrific video clippings of that incident.

Earlier on July 25, another court placed Hridoy, the main accused in the case on 5-day remand. Police on the night of July 23 arrested the 19-year-old vegetable vendor from Bhulta area in Narayanganj.

Another court on July 22 placed on four-day remand, the three accused Bachchu Miah, Shahin and Bappi, arrested in the same case.One more accused Zafar, on that same day gave confessional statement before court and was sent to jail.

Taslima Begum Renu, 40, a single-mother of two, was brutally beaten to death by a mob in suspicion of being a child lifter, in front of North Badda Government Primary School on the morning of July 20.It was later learned that Renu went there to take information regarding admission of her daughter Tahsin Tuba aged 4, at that school.

Nasir Uddin, nephew of Renu, filed the case with Badda Police Station against 400-500 unidentified people.