Senior Correspondent: Police could not arrest Hridoy yet, who is the mastermind of the capital’s Uttar Badda woman lynching over child-lifting rumour. They are trying to bring him to book, police claimed.
Rafiqul Islam, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Badda Policel Station, told risingbd on Tuesday afternoon that Hridoy has been identified. They are now monitoring where he may be stay now.
He further said, “Video clip of the lynching was sent to different units of police. Hope, we can arrest him soon.”
According to police investigation, Taslima Begum, who was lynched, went to Uttar-Purba Badda Government Primary School to know information over admission for her daughter. As it was middle of the year, people suspected her. They took them to headmistress of the school. In the meantime, a rumour of child-lifting was spread in the area. Later, hundreds of people rushed to the school and took her out. They lynched her to death there. Six people were held over the incident till Tuesday. Of them, three were put on remand. Another gave confessional statement to the incident under section 164.
risingbd/Dhaka/July 23, 2019/Maksud/AKA