A mugger was beaten to death by a mob when he was trying to snatch Tk 1.30 lakh from a sales representative of bKash at Wari in the capital this morning.
Police identified the victim as Rabin, 30.
Rabin along with his two associates intercepted Fazlur Rahman, a bKash sales representative, on Bhazahari Shah Road around 11:30am.
The muggers stabbed Fazlur and snatched Tk 1.30 lakh from him, Tapan Chandra Shah, officer-in-charge of Wari Police Station, told The Daily Star.
Hearing screams, locals rushed to the spot and managed to catch Rabin along with the looted money, the OC said.
Later, the mob gave Rabin a good beating leaving him dead on the spot, he added.