Unidentified assailants hacked a local Awami League leader to death in Mamudpur village under Saghata in Gaibandha early Sunday.
The deceased, Bazlur Rashid Bulu, 58, a retired army man, was a vice-president of AL Jumarbari union unit of the upazila.
Saghata Police Station officer-in-Charge Belal Hossain said that Bazlur died on the spot after the attack.
The body was sent to the district general hospital for post-mortem examination, he said.
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