Robbery suspect beaten to death
Mob beat up a man to death and injured two others suspecting them to be robbers at Char Sahabhikhari village in Sonagazi upazila of the district Thursday night.
According to locals and police, a gang of armed robbers tried to force enter the house of one Mosharraf of the village after breaking the outer collapsible gate. Sensing their presence, the household informed neighbours of the incident over the mobile phone.
The neighbours then announced the news through the loudspeaker of a local mosque. At this, villagers chased the robbers with sticks and managed to capture three of them.
The man killed in the beating following the capture was identified as Azad, 35, of Musapur village under Companyganj upazila of Noakhali district. Police sent his body to Feni sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.
Injured Nurul Alam, 32, and Selim, 35, both of Dagonbhuiyan upazila in Feni, were handed over to police in a critical condition. They were admitted to the sadar hospital.
Nabir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sonagazi Police Station, confirmed the incident.