A man was beaten to death by an angry mob after being suspected of a thief in Tongi of Dhaka on early Sunday.
The deceased was Selim, a resident of No. 4 block of Earshadnagar.
Sub-inspector Mesbahuddin of Tongi East police station said that Selim went to Abdul Karim’s house in Earshadnagar area around 2:00am.
Sensing his presence, family members raised hue and cry when neighbours rushed in and caught Selim.
Later, they gave him a good beating, leaving him dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
Victim’s family claimed that Selim was not a thief.
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