A farmer, who was injured in an attack by some labourers at a jute wholesale market at Hakimpur Futanibazar in Daulatpur upazila of Kushtia on Tuesday, died at Kushtia Sadar Hospital on Wednesday morning, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Lalon Hossain, 25, son of Tasen Ali, a resident of Pochamadia village of the upazila.
Quoting police UNB said Lalon had gone to a jute wholesale shop of one Hamidul Islam for selling jute around 5.00pm on Tuesday.
An altercation ensued between Lalon and some labourers at the market.
At one stage, the labouers beat Lalon up mercilessly, leaving him critically injured.
He was admitted to Kushtia Sadar Hospital where he succumbed to his injures around 8.00am on Wednesday.
Officer-in-charge of Daulatpur Police Station Khabir Ahmed confirmed the death.