Faridpur: A man was beaten to death by a mob suspecting him to be a child abductor in Faridpur’s Bhanga upazila on Sunday night.
The identity of the deceased could not be known yet.
Quoting locals, police said when the man was trying to pick up a child named Ritaz Meer, son of Khairul Meer of Nazirpur area, local people caught him and beat him mercilessly around 8 pm.
He was later sent to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College Hospital where the duty doctor de-clared him dead.
ASP (Bhanga circle) Md. Helal Uddin Bhuiyan said legal proceedings are underway.