A businessman was hacked to death at Shreepur village of Hizla in Barisal early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Shahid Molla, 42, son of Abud Karim Molla, of the same area.
Hizla police station officer-in-charge SM Maksudur Rahman said some miscreants hacked Shahid indiscriminately with sharp weapon while he was sleeping at his house and fled away.
Later, police recovered the body and sent it to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital for autopsy.
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