A trader was hacked to death at Shreepur of Hizla upazila in Barisal early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Shahid Molla, 42, son of Abdul Karim Molla, resident of Shreepur village.
Hizla police officer-in-charge SM Maksudur Rahman said that miscreants broke into Shahid’s house at about 2:30am and killed him.
Shahid wife said they were sleeping and suddenly she woke up and saw three men were leaving their room and her husband lay in a pool of blood.
Shahid was hit in the head with sharp weapons, said the OC.
Police recovered the body in the morning and sent it to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
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