A suspected dacoit has been killed and five others injured in a mass beating in Laxmipur district.
The incident took place at West Sagardi village under Bamni union of Raipur upazila early Friday.
The deceased was identified as Sohel Hossain who hailed from Haimchar upazila in Chandpur district.
Officer-in-Charge of Raipur Police Station Tota Mia said a gang of robbers swooped on the house of expatriate Monir and kept the house-inmates hostage at gunpoint.
Hearing their screams, neighours encircled the house and caught six of the robbers. Later, they gave them a good thrashing, leaving six robbers injured.
On information, police went to the spot and taken them to a local hospital where Sohel died.