Two suspected robbers were beaten to death by a mob when they were fleeing after looting three houses at Murgibber village in Narsingdi's Shibpur upazila early today.
One of the deceased was identified as Sohel Mia (30), son of Aminul Haque, hailing from Kuliachar of Kishoreganj, reports our correspondent quoting police.
The identity of another deceased could not be known immediately.
Abul Kalam, inspector of Shibpur Model Police Station, said an armed gang of 10 to 15 entered the houses of one Harun and his brothers and looted cash and valuables from the three houses.
When the gang was about to escape, night guards along with villagers chased them, Kalam said, adding that later the villagers managed to catch three of the robbers and beat them severely.
Two died on the spot while police rescued another from the mob, added the police official.
The bodies were sent to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital Morgue for autopsy.