Five Badda lynching accused sent to jail

DHAKA, A Dhaka court today sent five accused in the North Badda lynching case to jail after end of their four days remand.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Millat Hossain sent Murad, 22, Sohel Rana, 30, Billal Hossain, 28, Asadul Islam, 22, and Raju Ahmed, 23, to jail as police produced them before the court and pleaded to keep them behind bars till the end of investigation in the case.

Counsels of the accused, however, pleaded to release them on bail. After hearing both the sides, the court sent the accused to jail.

They were placed on a fourday remand on July 25.

Earlier on July 27, another court sent three accused Bachchu Miah, Shahin and Bappi in the North Badda lynching case to jail after end of their four days remand.

Taslima Begum Renu, 40, a singlemother of two, was brutally beaten to death by a mob on 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, 4, at that school.

Nasir Uddin, nephew of Renu, filed the case with Badda Police Station against 400500 unidentified people.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)