A farmer was hacked to death by some miscreants at Digharpara village in Kaliganj upazila of Jhenaidah district in the early hours of Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Rezaul Islam,38, son of Abul Kashem from the Digharpara village.
According to locals, they rushed to the yard of Rezaul’s house around 3:30 am hearing screams and found him lying in a pool of blood.
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Later he was sent to Jashore Sadar Hospital where doctors announced him dead, they said.
Rezaul’s son Apon Islam said he woke up hearing screams of his parents and peeped through the window only to see some people hitting his father.
Officer-in-Charge of Kaliganj police station Md Mahfuzur Rahman Mia said the motive behind the murder will be known after investigation.