Incidents of mob lynching are reported from Tangail, Natore, Bogura, Naogaon and Cumilla districts over the last few days. A woman was beaten to death by mobs in Dhaka Sunday on the suspicion of being a child lifter.
Another man who was severely injured in mob beating succumbed to his injuries in Dhaka on Sunday. The mob lynching is taking place on the rumour that children were being beheaded as part of sacrificial rituals necessary for the construction of Padma Bridge.
Police has asked people not to spread rumour and take law in their own hands. 14 people have been detained for interrogation by the police for the incidents near Dhaka.