Gazipur, Mar 30 (UNB) - Two suspected thieves were beaten up by locals at Gazbari area of Kaliakoir upazila on Thursday night.
The victims were identified as Kala Mia, 20, son of Tajul Islam of Sharifpur village of Sadar upazila of the district and Roman, 30, son of Saiful Islam of Shalikuna village of Mymensingh district.
Police said the villagers caught the two youths while they were roaming in the village aimlessly and gave them a mass beating in connection with the theft of a rickshaw last year.
On information police rushed in and rescued the youths in critical condition.
They were admitted to Kaliakoir Health Complex.