A man was lynched on suspicion of being a thief in Narsingdi early today.
The deceased was Zakir Hossain, 32, hailed from Shibpur upazila of the district.
After the incident, Officer-in-Charge (Investigation) Momenul Islam and Sub-Inspector Rafiqul Islam of Shibpur Model Police Station recovered the body and sent it to Narshingdi Sadar Hospital for autopsy.
Police detained three persons in connection with the lynching.
The detained are Amir Hossain, 55, his son Tuhin 25 and Nazmul Hossain, 30.
No case has been filed in this connection yet.