Police say the suspected cattle thief, along with others, were caught red-handed by locals in the district's Kalikuthi village
A man was killed and five others were injured in a mob attack for their suspected involvement in cattle lifting in Kaliganj of Gazipur on Monday.
The identity of the deceased could not be known as of yet.
The injured were Delwar Hossain, Nahid Mia, Hasan Ali, Gazi Hossain and Alamgir Hossain. Among the injured, three are stated to be in critical condition.
Kaliganj police station OC AKM Mizanul Haque said when a gang of cattle thieves went to Kalikuthi village in the early hours to steal some cattle, locals caught them red-handed.
As the news spread, hundreds of villagers cordoned off the gang members and started beating them, killing one on the spot and injuring five others, he said.
Police later rushed to the spot and sent the injured to Kaliganj Upazila Health Complex, said the OC.