The deceased were identified as Md Moktar, 27 and Md Saiful, 28
Two suspected robbers were allegedly killed by a mob after they were caught by the locals at Pahartali Union of in Chittagong early today.
The deceased were identified as Md Moktar, 27 and Md Saiful, 28.
Raozan police station Officer-in-Charge (OC), Md Kefayet Ullah told the Dhaka Tribune: “The robbers were trying to break into a house in the early hours but the residents inside shouted after seeing them.”
Locals rushed to the spot after hearing their shouts and chased the suspected robbers. The two robbers fell into a pond while fleeing the scene, he said.
The locals started beating them, killing them on spot, the OC added.
The police recovered the bodies and sent them to Chittagong Medical College Hospital for autopsy.