A young man was killed by hitting with hammer and rod by some miscreants over previous enmity in Gazaria upazila of the district early Saturday, reports news agency UNB.
The deceased was identified as Md Sohel, 22, a cable TV line mechanic and son of Md Nasir of Kharakandi village of Tengarchar of the upazila.
Officer-in-charge of Gazaria Police Station Hedayatul Islam Bhuiyan said that a patrol police team found him in a severely injured near Jamaldi Brac office in the area around 1:15 am.
The victim was rushed to Gazaria Upazila Health Complex and later he was shifted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, he said.
The OC said that Sohel might be lynched by some miscreants over previous hostility.
A case was filed over the matter, he said, adding that police were conducting drives to catch the offenders.