Robber beaten to death in Lakshmipur

A suspected robber was killed and five others injured in a lynch-mob attack at Sagardi village in Raipur upazila of Lakshmipur early on Friday, reports BSS.

The deceased was identified as Md. Sohel, 33, hailed from Chandpur district.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Raipur Police Station Tota Mia said a gang of robbers swooped on the house of Jabbar Ali Bepari at the dead of night and kept the house-inmates hostage at gunpoint.

Hearing their screams, neighours encircled the house and caught six of the robbers. Later, they gave them a good thrashing, leaving six robbers injured. On information, police went to the spot and taken them to the Upazila Health Complex where Sohel died. Two arms and some sharp weapons were recovered from the spot, OC added.