Miscreants hacked a member of Union Parishad (UP) to death at Hathazari upazila in Chittagong early on Thursday.
The deceased identified as Md Lokman, 34, was the member of Ward No. 8 of Fatepur union under the upazila.He was also the General Secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League Fatepur union unit.
The criminals attacked Lokman a few yards off his home while he was returning by motorbike at around 1:30am.
The attack left him critically injured and he was rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where physicians declared him dead, said in-charge Jahirul Islam of the hospital police outpost.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) Belal Uddin Md Jahangir of Hathazari Police Station said Lokman might have been killed over previous enmity.
No case was filed and none could be arrested in this connection till filing of the report at 6pm on Thursday.