3 remanded over Badda woman lynching

3 remanded over Badda woman lynching

Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court has placed three persons to four days in remands each, for their involvement with the lynching of a woman in Dhaka’s Badda area.

Judge Dhiman Chandra Mandal passed the order on Monday, after policed produced them before the court seeking a ten day remand petition.

Earlier on Sunday night, police detained the three after identifying them from a mobile video footage of the mob beating incident.

The detainees are Bappi, Jafor and Shahin.

Jafor has already given his confessional statement.

On Saturday, the woman was killed by locals, while attempting to enter a school in Badda area of Dhaka.

The deceased, Taslima Begum Renu, 40, lived with her daughter in Mohakhali.

Her nephew, Syed Nasir Uddin Titu, while identifying the victim to the police said: “My aunt [Taslima] was divorced and was living with her daughter and mother. She visited the school to seek information about admissions and they [the mob] killed her. What were the police doing? I want justice for her death.”

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Assistant Commissioner (Badda zone) Elin Chowdhury told Dhaka Tribune: "A woman tried to enter a government primary school in Badda area around 9am on Saturday. The guardians thrashed the woman, suspecting her to be a kidnapper. Later, she was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where the duty doctor declared her dead."