A man suspected of being a thief was beaten to death allegedly by some people in Dhaka's Sabujbagh area early Friday.
Before his death, the deceased only managed to say his name is Ridoy, aged around 28.
The man was caught inside the boundary wall of a local playground in Bashabo area where construction of club building was going on suspecting him to be a thief around 11:15pm on Thursday, said sub-inspector Anwar Hossain of Sabujbagh Police Station.
Later, they, including the club's manager and caretaker, tied up his hands and legs and beat him up, leaving him critically injured.
On information, police rushed there and took him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital in an unconscious state. He died around 3:00am while being treated there, he said.
Police picked up two persons from the spot and are trying to detain others involved.
The body was sent to hospital morgue for autopsy.