A bus passenger has been publicly beaten in the capital and a gold chain has been snatched. Later Md. The passenger named Abir (28) had to undergo treatment at Dhaka Medical College (DMC) Hospital. The incident took place in Nagdarpar area of Khilgaon around 5pm on Wednesday. Around the same time, a chain of a lawyer was snatched in Bangla Motor area of the capital. After snatching, the snatcher swallowed the chain.
Abir, who is undergoing treatment at Dhamek Hospital, said he worked for a private company in Chashara, Narayanganj. His home is in Banasree area of the capital. To return home after work, Demra boarded a bus of Achhim Paribahan from the staff quarters. There were four or five more people on the bus. Later, the bus continued without passengers. When the bus reached Khilgaon Nagdarpara, the passengers showed him a knife and asked him to take out the money. He realizes they are snatchers. He was later beaten when he started screaming. Hearing his screams, a passing motorcycle followed the bus. Realizing the opportunity, he jumped out. The robbers snatched the gold chain around his neck.
On the other hand, lawyer Erica, a resident of Mirpur, was the victim of a chain snatching at Bangla Motor in Shahbagh police station area of the capital. The people present arrested Mamun (25) accused in the robbery and handed him over to the police. Doctors at Dhamek Hospital examined the snatched chain in his stomach.
Shahbagh Police Station ASI Sanjay Baral said Erica was returning home from Mirpur in her private car after work from the High Court. The car collided with a light vehicle on the way to Bangla Motor via Shahbag. Then the glass of the car was lowered. One of the hijackers approached the car, pulled out the gold chain around Erica’s neck, and ran to the front of the bus before realizing it. People grabbed him when they heard people screaming from behind. At that time, other policemen including Sanjay on duty arrested the snatcher. However, the snatcher swallowed the chain. He was later taken to Dhamek Hospital. He has been kept at the police station. Legal action will be taken against the snatcher.