A local Jubo League leader was hacked to death by miscreants at Sardarkandi village in Naria upazila of Shariatpur on Saturday night.
The deceased is Imran Sardar, 35, son of deceased Fazal Sardar of the village. He was the joint general secretary of Jubo League's Nashasan union unit.
Quoting locals, Manjurul Haque Akand, officer-in-charge of Naria police station, said Imran was the private car driver of former chairman Delwar Hossain Talukdar of Nashasan union. He was returning home by an auto-rickshaw after dropping Delwar.
Criminals stopped the auto-rickshaw and attacked him with sharp weapons around 8:30pm, leaving him critically injured.
Locals took him to Shariatpur Sadar Hospital but doctors referred him to Dhaka for better treatment. He died on the way at Mawa Ferry Terminal around 1:00am.
Delwar said BNP activists and new Awami League activists for his employee's murder.
Police are trying to arrest the killers, the OC said.