A gang of unidentified muggers hacked a flexiload trader to death and looted his bag containing money in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj on Tuesday night.
Victim Md Jinnah Mondol, 42, son of Habibur Mondol of Nandina Madhugram village in the upazila was a flexiload agent at a local market.
Kamarkhand Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Khoda Newaz said the criminals hacked Habibur with a machete at Nandina Madhugram village while he was returning home about 10:00pm, leaving him dead on the spot. The criminals also snatched his bag containing money.
Police sent the body to Sirajganj General Hospital morgue for autopsy yesterday.
The criminals might have killed him for snatching his money, the OC said, adding that it could not be known how much money was in the bag.
Victim's wife filed a case with Kamarkhand Police Station yesterday in this regard.