Senior Correspondent: Detectives have arrested Hridoy, who is the mastermind of the capital’s Uttar Badda woman lynching over child-lifting rumour.
A team of DB police arrested him Tuesday evening from Bhulta in Narayanganj, DB Police Joint Commissioner Mahbub Alam confirmed this.
According to police investigation, Taslima Begum, who was lynched, went to Uttar 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 thrashed the woman.
Later, she was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where the duty doctor declared her dead.
Seven people were held over the incident till Tuesday night.
risingbd/Dhaka/July 24, 2019/Maksud/Mukul