Police detained a suspected terrorist along with a shutter gun from Malipathor area of Sadar upazila in Munshiganj Monday morning.
The arrestee was identified as alias Baba Arif (35), son of Julhas Bepari, a resident of Mireswarai village.
Officer-in-charge of Munshiganj Sadar Police Station, Saiful Islam said a gang of robber including Arif tried to rob a current net-laden pickup van in the area around 6:00 am.
At one stage, the people of the pick-up van started to scream, reports UNB.
Hearing their screaming, hundreds of villagers rushed in and caught Arif while others managed to flee away.
Later, the angry mob beat him, leaving injured.
Tipped off, police rescued injured Arif from the spot and recovered the shutter gun from his possession.
The arrestee was accused in eight cases including robbery, said the OC.