The Hailakandi Police have detained five people in connection with the horrific moral policing incident that took place in Nitainagar village under the district on Friday evening.
According to sources, the detainees have been identified as Rafikul Hussain Lashkar, Nurul Haque Lashkar, Anamuddin Lashkar, Manikuddin Lashkar and Saifulla Ahmed. They are currently being interrogated by the police.
It may be mentioned here that the incident took place when the youths were travelling in an Innova vehicle and the locals suspected them to be kidnappers. The angry locals thrashed all the four youths and set their vehicle on fire.