Man hacked to death in Pabna

21 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

PABNA: A man was hacked to death allegedly by his rivals at Sripur Bazar in Santhia upazila on Saturday night, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Hafiz Miah, 42, son of Abu Taher Miah of Raghurampur village in Laxmipur union of Atghoria upazila, and was a regional leader of Purbangla Communist Party (Lal Pataka).

Moniruzzaman Miah, OC of Ataikula PS, said that there had been a long standing dispute between the victim and Sabbir, 40, a resident of the same village.

Sequel to the enmity, Hafiz locked into an altercation with Sabbir in the afternoon and slapped him.

Later, Sabbir along with his fellow swooped on Hafiz around 9:30pm and hacked him with a sharp weapon.

Being rescued by locals, the injured was taken to Pabna General Hospital where doctors declared him dead.