Two suspected robbers were killed in a mob lynching at Murgib village in Narsingdi's Shibpur upazila early Wednesday.
One of the deceased was identified as Sohel, 30, son of Aminul Islam, resident of Kuliarchar of Kishoreganj district.
A gang of 10/15 robbers entered the village around 3am and stormed into the three houses, said Abul Kalam, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Shibpur Police Station quoting villagers.
Sensing the presence of robbers, they informed other villagers over the phone, reports Jagonews.
Later, a group of local people went to a mosque and announced the attack of the robber gang using a loudspeaker.
Following the announcement, locals came out of their houses and besieged the three members of the robber gang.
Later, they gave the bandits a tremendous thrashing, leaving the duo dead on the spot and one injured.
The OC said that Sohel was a member of an inter-district robbery gang and was accused in five cases.