Two suspected cattle lifters were killed and another was injured in a lynch-mob attack at Madarhat in Pirganj upazila early Monday, Agencies report.
One of the deceased was identified as Raju, hailing from Shibganj upazila of Bogra. Harunur Rashid, Officer-in-Charge (investigation) of Pirganj Police Station, said a gang of thieves entered Madarhat area in a bid to steal cow around 3:30am.
Sensing the presence of the thieves, locals chased the thieves and caught three of them. Later, they gave the thieves a good beating, leaving them injured critically.
On information, police went to the spot and sent the injured to Pirganj Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared two of them dead.