A local activist of Jubo Dal was chopped to death by miscreants in Pahartali area of the port city on Friday.
The victim was identified as Saidul Islam, 30, son of Ledu Miah of Sagorika area under Pahartali Police Station. He was an activist of Pahartali unit of Jubo Dal.
Quoting family members, additional deputy commissioner (ADC) of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) Arifin Jewel said an unidentified man called Saidul out of his house to Murgi Farm-Alampara Pukurpar area around 1:30pm.
Later, a group of ministrants who were waiting there beforehand hacked Saidul indiscriminately with sharp weapons, leaving him injured critically.
He was rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Police identified four people involved with the murder but they did not disclose their names for the sake of out proper investigation, Arifin Jewel said.
Saidul was wanted in seven cases filed with different police stations, the police officer said.
Meanwhile, victim’s brother Azad said Saidul was a cable TV operator, alleging that his co-traders killed him over a previous dispute.