Angry mob beat two youths dead and injured another in accusation of “stealing away” cows in Kapasia of Gazipur this afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Md Alam, 38, and Abul Kalam, 35, while the injured is Maksed, 38, a covered van driver, Moniruzzaman Khan, Sub-Inspector of Kapasia Police Station told our local correspondent.
The covered van carrying the cows upturned in a paddy field in Borosit Bhuiyanbari area around 5:30pm. On information, locals rushed to the spot and beat them up suspecting thieves, the police official said.
The victims were taken to Kapasia Upazila Health Complex where the doctors declared two of them dead, said Hasan Jamil Kollol, a doctor of the hospital.
Maksed is currently undergoing treatment at Gazipur Sadar Hospital, he added.