Two construction workers were beaten to death on suspicion of theft in the BISIC Industrial City of Rajshahi on Thursday (Feb 2).
The deceased are Rezaul Karim, 45, of Sukhnia village of Manda upazila at Naogaon, and Rakib, 42, of Dabatala area of Terkhadia.
Police have arrested four people in this regard. The arrested are Abdullah, 38, son of Modern Food Company owner Abdul Malek, his father-in-law Masum Reza, 50, employee Imran, 21, and Moinuddin Rial, 19.
Mazarul Islam, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Boalia Police Station of Rajshahi metropolis confirmed the matter.
When Rezaul and Rakib were taken to the hospital, doctors declared them dead, he said, adding the bodies are kept in the hospital morgue.
BDST: 1501 HRS, FAB 03, 2023