Auto-rickshaw driver beaten to death in Pabna

Auto-rickshaw driver beaten to death in Pabna



An auto-rickshaw driver was beaten up by other drivers over taking passengers on his rickshaw at Dashuria intersection in Pabna’s Ishwardi upazila today.

The victim Md Mizanur Rahman (30), was from Muladuli Koroitola village of the upazila, our local correspondent reports quoting Sheikh Nasir Uddin, officer-in-charge of Ishwardi police station.

OC Nasir said the victim got into a fight with his fellow drivers over taking passengers on his auto-rickshaw at Dashuria intersection at 12:30am.

At one stage, they beat him up mercilessly, said the OC, adding that on information, UP Member Md Dablu along with police rushed to the spot and rescued him.

The victim was taken to Ishwardi Upazila Health Complex with a head injury where doctors declared him dead at 2:00pm, added the OC.  

Police sent the body to Pabna General Hospital morgue for autopsy, OC Nasir said, adding that they were trying to arrest those involved in the incident.

No case was filled till filing this report.