Sumon Banik, officer-in-charge (OC) of Sitakunda Police Station, said a group of 12-13 robbers entered Barabkunda union’s Mandaritola village early in the morning. A few groups of young villagers were guarding important places at that time.
Sensing the presence of the robbers, the villagers chased them down.
While other robbers were successful to flee the spot, one could not. Locals beat the robber up, leaving him critically injured.