A Jubo League activist was hacked to death allegedly by activists of rival group at Atani Bazar in Mymensingh's Muktagachha upazila headquarters on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Asaduzzaman Asad, son of Shamsul Haque of Tarati Purbapara village in the upazila and nephew of late Awami League leader Abdul Hamid Nayeb.
According to police and locals, Asad, Nahid and some others were sitting together and having tea at a tea shop in the town's Atani Bazar.
Suddenly, a group of 15-20 youths surrounded them from all sides with axes, rods, hockey sticks and country-made weapons.
They beat up Asad on both legs and hands and hacked him, leaving him seriously injured.
Later, locals rescued him and admitted him to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where he died at 1 am on Tuesday while undergoing treatment there.
Nahid was also admitted to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.
Muktagachha police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Abdul Majid confirmed the incident and said no written complaint has been received yet.
The body has been sent for autopsy, said the OCadding that efforts are on to arrest the suspects.