Three youths were beaten to death by a mob, who suspected them of being robbers, at Araihazar upazila in Narayanganj on Thursday.
The incident took place in Ilmadi area at 5:00am, said Araihazar Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Anisur Rahman.
Police arrived at the spot after receiving a phone call from the local Union Parishad chairman at 6:00am and found two of them dead, said Anisur.
Another victim was rushed to the Upazila Health Complex where he was declared dead, he added.
“The three were beaten to death in the night on suspicion of robbery while their bodies were recovered in the morning and sent to Narayanganj General Hospital for autopsy,” said Mostafizur Rahman, Additional Superintendent of Police in Narayanganj.
Mofizul’s mother Monowara Begum said her son used to transport garment factory workers in Rupganj’s Gausia area. He left the house with his Laguna around 10:00pm on Wednesday.
“I found out this morning that my son had been beaten to death. I want justice for my son,” she said.