A soldier of Bangladesh Army was hacked to death by unidentified assailants Bonkira village of Jhenaidah sadar upazila Saturday night.
The deceased, Saiful Islam, 36, was son of Hafizur Rahman Habu, a resident of Bastil village under sadar upazila, said Jhenaidah sadar police station officer-in-charge Imdadul Haque.
He said that the unidentified assailants intercepted Saiful on deserted Chuadanga-Jhenaidah road at about 10:15pm while he along with his brother Monirul Islam and father-in-law was returning home by a motorcycle.
The attackers chopped him with sharp weapons, leaving him dead on the spot, the Imdadul said.
He said that Saiful might have been killed by muggers or any group following enmity.
None was arrested.
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