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12:00 AM, July 19, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:33 AM, July 19, 2019

Mob beats man to death

He was carrying severed head of a boy in bag

A mob yesterday killed a man who was carrying a severed head of a seven-year-old boy in his bag in Netrokona’s New Town area.

Mohammad Fakrujjaman Jewel, additional superintendent of Netrakona police (Sadar circle), said the dead -- Robin Mia, 35, of the town’s Katli area -- was a rickshaw puller by profession and an alleged drug addict.

Robin was suspiciously roaming around Rishipara area of the upazila with a bloodstained plastic bad in his hand. Smelling a rat, locals asked him to show them what he was carrying in the bag but he denied, said police.

At one point, Robin tried to flee the area but locals caught him and found the severed head in his bag. The agitating locals then beaten Robin to death around 1:30pm.

Meanwhile, locals found the beheaded the body of the boy in Katli area where the boy used to live with his parents in a rented house, the ASP said.

The boy is Sajib Mia, son of rickshaw puller Raisuddin, of Aamtoli area in Netrakona Sadar.

According to the Sajib’s family members, he went out of home around 10:00am to buy ice-cream but did not return.

On information, police went to the spot, recovered the bodies and sent those to Netrakona General Hospital morgue for autopsies.

No case was lodged in this regard till the time this report was filed.

A mob yesterday killed a man who was carrying a severed head of a seven-year-old boy in his bag in Netrokona’s New Town area.

Mohammad Fakrujjaman Jewel, additional superintendent of Netrakona police (Sadar circle), said the dead -- Robin Mia, 35, of the town’s Katli area -- was a rickshaw puller by profession and an alleged drug addict.

Robin was suspiciously roaming around Rishipara area of the upazila with a bloodstained plastic bad in his hand. Smelling a rat, locals asked him to show them what he was carrying in the bag but he denied, said police.

At one point, Robin tried to flee the area but locals caught him and found the severed head in his bag. The agitating locals then beaten Robin to death around 1:30pm.

Meanwhile, locals found the beheaded the body of the boy in Katli area where the boy used to live with his parents in a rented house, the ASP said.

The boy is Sajib Mia, son of rickshaw puller Raisuddin, of Aamtoli area in Netrakona Sadar.

According to the Sajib’s family members, he went out of home around 10:00am to buy ice-cream but did not return.

On information, police went to the spot, recovered the bodies and sent those to Netrakona General Hospital morgue for autopsies.

No case was lodged in this regard till the time this report was filed.

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