A man was beaten to death by some youths allegedly over payment of extortion at Char Ramni Mohon in Sadar upazila on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Shafique Mollah, an auto-rickshaw driver and son of Majid Mollah of the area.
As they repaired it at their own cost, the two youths have been taking Tk 100 from the drivers of the vehicles which use the road.
On Friday afternoon, Towhid and Momin with others collected Tk 100 each from Shafique and Mintu, a motorbike rider, for using the road.
In the evening, when Shafique returned through the road, seven or eight people including Towhid and Momin demanded Tk 500 from him.
A scuffle took place among them over the issue as Shafique denied to give the money.
Later, they beat up Shafique mercilessly,leaving him injured.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Sadar Hospital morgue.