A suspected cattle thief was killed and another was injured after being beaten by a mob at Chandrapur village in Jhikorgachha upazila of Jashore early Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Ilias, 30, son of Fazlu Mistri of Krishnagar village in the upazila.
“He got up hearing his cows mooing and caught the thieves with the help of locals. They beat up the duo before handing them over to police,” said Touhidul Islam, Additional Superintendent of Jashore Police.
Injured Ilias and Abdul, 30, were taken to Jashore Medical College Hospital but Ilias succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital.