A youth, accused in several cases, was hacked to death in Bhandaria upazila of the district on Wednesday night.
The deceased was Russel Khan, 32, son of Barek Khan of Uttar Baltala village in Kathalia upazila in Jhalakathi.
A gang hacked Russel dead when he was returning home from Bhandaria upazila around 8:00pm, said Md Shahabuddin, officer-in-charge of Bhandaria Police Station.
Russel was accused in eight cases filed with Kathalia Police Station, said the OC.
The reason behind the murder could not be known immediately, he said.
The body was sent to Pirojpur Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.