Day labourer hacked dead in Meherpur
A day labourere was reportedly hacked to death in Gangni upazila of Meherpur on Tuesday night.
Deceased Umar Ali, 48, was the resident of the upazila.
Locals said one Jahidul Islam of the upazila along with his followers attacked Umar over cutting wheat and hacked him with lethal weapon, leaving him critically injured.
Umar's wife Parvin also received injuries when she tried to save her husband.
The injured were rushed to Gangni Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared Umar dead.
Parvin was, later, shifted to Kushtia Medical College Hospital following deterioration of her condition.
Gangni Police Station officer in-charge Obaidur Rahman said a police hunt is on to nab the culprits, adding that the body was sent to local hospital morgue.