An alleged mugger was beaten to death by a mob at Lalbagh in the capital this evening.
A group of four to five suspected muggers wielding sharp weapons were collecting toll from pedestrians at Gajannath Shah Road around 6:00pm.
Locals caught four members of the group at Sheikh Shaheb Bazar and gave them a good beating.
Later, police rescued them and sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Of them, Farhad Hossain, 18, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital, said Sub-inspector Haider Ali of DMCH police camp.