A robber was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Majhiali village in Bagharpara upazila of Jessore in the early hours on Thursday.
The deceased has not been identified yet.
A gang of robbers swooped on the house of Mansur Ali and kept the house inmates hostages at gunpoint around 2 am, according to police and the locals.
However, local people sensed the presence of the robber gang and encircled the house and chased the robbers.
At one stage, one of the robbers got caught by locals. Later, he has been killed in a lynch-mob.
However, the other members of the gang managed to flee the scene, said in-charge of Khajura Police camp, Masudur.
Two of the locals received injuries as the robbers attacked them with sharp weapons.