A suspected robber was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Tatarkandi village in Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi early Friday.
The deceased was identified as Nurul Amin alias Nura 'Dacoit', 29, son of Mia Chan of Gubindi village.
A gang of 'robbers' swooped on the house of Soliman and took the house inmates hostage at gunpoint around 2 am, said Mominul Islam, officer-in-charge (Investigation) of Shibpur Police Station.
Sensing presence of the 'robbers', local people encircled the house and chased them.
At one stage, local people caught one of the 'robbers' and gave him a dose of antidote, leaving him dead on the spot, while the others managed to flee the scene, UNB reported.
Nura was wanted in nine cases, including that of murder and robbery, said the OC.
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