An alleged robber was killed in a mob beating at Dharbila village in Sadar upazila of Pabna on early Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Mukul Hossian, 40, son of Golam Hossain, of Mujibnagar upazila of Meherpur.
Police said a gang of robbers numbering 7 to 8, was taking preparation for committing robbery at the house of Abul Kashem of the village around 3:00 am.
Hearing the hue and cry, locals rushed to the spot and chased the robbers and caught the man while the rest managed to flee.
The mob then gave him a good beating, leaving him critically injured.
He was rushed to Pabna General Hospital where duty doctor declared him dead.