A man was killed allegedly by his rivals over land dispute at Goronkhain Fakira Mosque Bazar in Patiya upazila of Chattogram district on Sunday night.
The deceased was identified as Ershad Alam, 36 of the upazila.
Rezaul Karim Majumdar, officer-in-charge of Patiya Police Station, said there had been a longstanding enmity between Rahim and Ershad over the ownership of a piece of land.
On Sunday, Ershad and his elder brother Mohammad Naser, 50, went to the disputed land as they were preparing to build a house which was supposed to be started from Monday.
At one stage, Abdul Alim, Abdul Rahim and Abdul Nur appeared there and attacked them with sharp weapons, leaving Ershad and Naser injured around 8:45 pm.
Later, they were taken to Chattogram Medical College and Hospital where the doctors declared Ershad dead.
On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.
Action will be taken against the attackers, said police.