A suspected thief was beaten to death by an angry mob at Noirhati of Rupsha upazila in Khulna early Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Ajgor Sheikh, 35, son of Mohor Ali of Fakirhat upazila in Bagerhat.
Quoting local people, Rupsha police sub-inspector Tipu Sardar said that three people, including Ajgor, went to steal fish from a warehouse around 4:00am.
The security guards and local people caught Ajgor while the other two managed to flee.
He was critically injured in a mob beating.
On information, police rescued him and sent him to Rupsha Health Complex where doctors pronounced him dead, the SI added.
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