Two suspected robbers were killed in a mob beating in Lakhai upazila of Habiganj early Sunday.
One of the deceased was identified as Humayun Mia, 40, son of Yunus Mia, hailing from Puraikhala village in Madhabpur upazila.Quoting locals, police said that a gang of five robbers entered the home of one Jalal Mia at Gunipur village in the upazila around 3:00am. Sensing the presence of the robbers, the members of the family started srcreaming and villagers caught red handed the two of the robbers.
However, three of the robbers managed to flee the scene, but villagers beat the two robbers to death on the spot.
Officer-in-charge of Lakhai Police Station Saidul Islam confirmed the incident.
The OC said police recovered the bodies and brought them to the police station.