Former member of a union parishad was hacked to death by miscreants at Shibpur village under Atgharia upazila in Pabna on Tuesday night.
The deceased, Abu Daud (45) was a son of late Latif Munshi and former member of Ward No 8 in Ekdanta union of the upazila.
Anwarul Islam, officer-in-charge of Atgharia Police Station, said victim’s family members said some miscreants swooped on Daud with sharp weapons near bridge area while he was returning home from Shibpur Bazar around10.30 pm.
Locals rushed to the spot hearing his screaming and took the injured to Pabna General Hospital where duty doctor declared him dead.
On information, police sent the body to morgue for an autopsy.
The attackers fled the scene and investigation is going on to trace them, OC Anwar said, adding that the motive behind the killing is not known yet.
The process is underway to file a murder case, reports UNB.