A Royal Bengal Tiger was beaten to death by villagers at Gulichakhali village in Morelganj upazila of Bagerhat on Tuesday morning.
The tiger entered the village crossing the Bhola river and attacked local farmer Masud, 30, while he was working at his paddy field around 7am, said Md Mahmudul Hasan, East Sundarbans divisional forest officer (DFO).
Hearing his scream, locals rushed in and beat up the tiger, leaving it dead.
At least six people were injured while saving Masud from the grip of the tiger.
On information, a team of forest officials recovered the body.