Jhenidah: A man was chopped to death by miscreants following a conflict over a social matter at Shingnagar village in Shailakupa upazila on Saturday morning.
The deceased was identified as Abu Sayeed Mandal,55, son of late Bhedai Mandal of the village.
Ashikur Rahman, second officer of Shoilakupa Police Station, Sayeed had enmity with Rabiul Islam, a member of the union parishad, over a social matter for long.
As a sequel to the enmity, a group of men chopped Sayeed with sharp weapons indiscriminately at about 8:00 am while he was going to local Benibazar by a bicycle, leaving him critically injured.
Sayeed was first taken to Shoilakupa Upazila Health Complex and then shifted to Kushtia Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated.
Later, Sayeed died on way to Kushtia Medical College Hospital at about 9:00am.
Since after the incident, a tense situation has been prevailing in the area.
Additional police members were deployed in the area to avoid further trouble.
A case was filed in this connection.