A man was reportedly beaten to death by a criminal on Tuesday at Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj as he protested stalking of his wife.
The deceased was Tariqul Islam, son of late Bhahdur of Shibnarayanpur village.
According police sources, neighbor Monirul Islam used to tease the wife of Tariqul over cell phone.
Recently, Tariqul warned Monirul not to stalk his wife and complained about the matter to his father.
But he continued to stalk the woman, said locals.
On the day, the duo got locked in altercation when he went to Monirul’s house to protest the incident.
At one stage, Monirul hit on the head of Tariqul with sharp weapon leaving him critically injured.
Later, he was sent to Shibganj Upazila Health Complex where on duty doctor declared him dead.
Sub-Inspector Kamruzzaman of Shibganj police station said they had arrested Monirul.
A case was filed in this connection, he said.