Shamim was a member of Sonagazi upazila unit Chhatra League
A member of Bangladesh Chhatra League has been hacked to death by a group of assailants in Feni's Sonagazi upazila.
The deceased, identified as Md Shamim, 22, son of Abdul Munaf Mia, hailing from Charshahpur village.
He was a member of Sonagazi upazila unit Chhatra League.
According to locals and sources of police, the incident took place when Shamim and his friend were returning home by a CNG-driven auto-rickshaw in Charshonapur Tinbaria Dashpara area around 8:30pm on Sunday.
A group of 25 to 30 youths intercepted the auto-rickshaw and they swooped on Shamim, hacking him indiscriminately with sharp weapons and leaving him critically injured.
He was first taken to Sonagazi Upazila Health Complex and then shifted to Feni General Hospital.
Later, he was whisked off to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital around 2am on Monday where on-duty physician declared him dead on arrival.
Sonagazi police station Officer-in-Charge (investigation) Khaled Hossain confirmed the incident and said they arrested three people in connection with killing.
He also said previous enmity and establishing supremacy in the locality might be the motive of the murder.