Lalmonirhat mob killing: 4 placed on remand

Lalmonirhat mob killing: 4 placed on remand



A court in Lalmonirhat has granted three-day remand to four accused, including a khadem of the local mosque, in connection with the brutal killing of Abu Yunus Md Shahidunnabi Jewel.

Senior Judicial Magistrate Begum Ferdousi Begum passed the order after hearing the remand prayer around noon today, our Lalmonirhat correspondent reports.

The accused are Jobed Ali, khadem of the mosque; Anwar Hossain, Rabiul Islam and Mehedi Hasan. All of them are residents of Burimari in Patgram upazila.

Detective Branch of Police in the district early today arrested two more accused — Abu Naeem and Abdul Gani — from their houses in connection with the murder case.

With them, 23 accused have so far been arrested in the case.

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Shahidunnabi Jewel, 50, a former librarian of Rangpur Cantonment Public School and College, was brutally beaten and burnt to death in Burimari bazar area on October 29.