A local leader of Bangladesh Awami Sechchasebak League was hacked to death by miscreants over land dispute.
The incident took place in Duttabari Mor area in Noakhali’s Sadar Upazila on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Ali Manu, son of late Akbar Ali, hailing from the area. And he was the relief and disaster affairs secretary of Noakhali City Sechchasebak League, according to media reports.
Iqbal, uncle of the deceased, and his associates picked Manu from Duttabari area at 9 pm. Later, they hacked Manu indiscriminately in a shop next to his house, according to locals.
Locals later rescued him and took him to Noakhali General Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead, according to police.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Sudharam police station Md Saheb Uddin confirmed the matter to the media and said that criminal Iqbal and his associates went into hiding after the incident.