MUNSHIGANJ: A suspected thief was killed in a mass beating at Balashur village in Sreenagar upazila of the district in the early hours on Saturday, reports BSS.
The deceased was identified as M Laku Sarker, 32, son of Joynal Sarker of Uttar Balashur village of the upazila.
Officer-in-charge of Sreenagar Police Station M Saidul Islam said Laku entered the house of one Yunus of the village and tried to steal valuables.
As Yunus’s son Rajib tried to obstruct him he stabbed Rajib with sharp weapon.
Hearing Rajib’s scream, villagers rushed to the scene and caught Laku. They beat him up mercilessly, leaving him dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Munshiganj General Hospital. The injured was admitted to Dhaka Mitford Hospital.