PABNA: Mob beat two suspected robbers to death in Santhia Upazila of Pabna early Saturday (August 7).
The deceased were identified as Shaheen alias Holka Shaheen, 45 and Machhir alias Kalu, 35.
“A gang of four robbers were attempting to commit robbery at Canalpara area of the upazila. Sensing something terrible, residents of a house screamed whereupon villagers rushed to the house, as a result robbers jumped into the canal. Locals caught two of them while the other two managed to flee,” Office-in-charge of Santhia Police station Jahangir Hossain told Banglanews.
On information, police rescued the injured robbers and took them to Santhia Upazila Health Complex. But later they were shifted to Pabna General Hospital where doctors declared them dead, OC added.
The OC said they were charged with several robbery and explosive cases with different police stations including Santhia police station.
BDST: 1219 HRS, AUG 17, 2019