A freedom fighter was allegedly killed by three men after his arbitration went against one of them in the Korergaon area of south Keraniganj.
The victim was identified as Shahidullah, 70, a local resident. Four others also sustained minor injuries in the attack.
According to locals and family members,Shahidullah helped settle a dispute on Sunday but the decision went against one of the accused, Ripon.
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Subsequently, Ripon and his two accomplices attacked the freedom fighter, leaving him seriously injured.
Locals rescued him to Swadesh Hospital in the area. Later, he was shifted to a private hospital as his condition deteriorated where he succumbed to his injuries this morning.
Officer-in-charge of South Keraniganj police station, Abul Kalam Azad said that a murder case would be registered against the trio. "Efforts are on to arrest them."