A young man was chopped to death and two others were injured in an attack allegedly by local Jaitya Party men over playing badminton at Darichar village in Homna upazila on Friday night.
Police said a group of young men, including Rubel, son of Warish Miah, was playing badminton in the night.
At one stage, Munna, an activist of Ghagutia union unit of Jatiya Party, came to the spot and tried to join the game forcibly.
However, Rubel protested the matter which led to an altercation.
Following this, Munna called in his party leaders and activists to the badminton court.
Later, Munna along with his party men, including president of Ghagutia union unit of Jatiya Party Malek Afsari, again engaged in an altercation with Rubel.
At one stage, they hacked Rubel with sharp weapons, leaving him dead on the spot.
Two other people also sustained injuries in the attack.
Victim's father Warish Miah filed a case on Saturday against 16 people with Homna Police Station in this connection, said officer-in-charge of the police station Rasul Ahmed Nizami, reports UNB.
Police, meanwhile, arrested four people, including Malek Afsari, over the murder.
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