A robber was hacked to death and four villagers were injured in Habiganj on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Jewel Mia, 30, son of Surot Ali, a resident of Sultanshi village in Habiganj Sadar upazila.
Yasinul Haque, officer-in-charge of Habiganj Sadar police station, said: “A group of robbers tried to loot the house of Tajul Mia around midnight. His neighbours grew alarmed when the residents screamed and they surrounded the robbers.”
Jewel was beaten to death on the spot and rest of the robbers managed to flee from the spot, the OC said.
The injured villagers were rushed to Habiganj Sadar General Hospital.
“Jewel had eight cases filed with Sadar police station over murder and robbery,” said the OC.