One beaten to death
A suspected thief was beaten to death by a mob at Dakkhin Rampur village in Sadar Dakkhin upazila of the district on Monday night. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately. Police and locals said a gang of four thieves entered the house of Hafez Abdur Rob at dead of night. As Rob and his wife caught one of the thieves the other thieves stabbed them with sharp weapon leaving Rob injured. Hearing his scream, local people rushed in and beat up the thief who was caught by the couple earlier leaving him dead on the spot. The other thieves managed to flee the scene.