Hawker beaten to death
A hawker was beaten to death by a gang of criminals at Paltan in the city yesterday .
The deceased was identified as Humayun Kabir, 48, a hawker selling toys in front of Baitul Mukarram Mosque in the city.
Victim's wife Ranu Kabir told The Daily Star that her husband was killed over previous enmity. “Humayun and his friends were partners in their business. They owed Tk 3.5 lakh to Humayun. When he asked for the money, they swooped on my husband and killed him.”
He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead at around 3:30pm.