A farmer has allegedly been beaten to death at Daulatpur in Lalan upazila of Kushtia on Wednesday morning.
The victim was identified as Lalan Hossain, 25, son of Tasen Ali of Pachamadia village.
Daulatpur police station Officer-in-Charge Mollah Md Khabir Ahmed told the Dhaka Tribune that Lalan was severely beaten by the labourers – Quddus and Bhasan - employed by jute stockiest Hamidul Islam at Hakimpur Futanibazar on Tuesday evening following an altercation over jute weight during selling the crop.
Later, critically injured Lalan succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday morning while undergoing treatment at Kushtia General Hospital, said the OC.
Khabir said legal action will be taken against the persons involved in the incident.