Miscreants hacked to death a young man named Budhlal Das (42) on his way home from Gramya Mela in Habiganj. On receiving the information, the police recovered the body and sent it to Habiganj Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.
The incident took place last Wednesday night on the way home from village fair in Lakhai. Budhlal Das is the son of Maharaj Das of Helarkandi village.
Lakhai police station officer-in-charge (OC) investigation Champak Dham confirmed the matter. OC said Budhlal Das went to a village fair in local Haor Bharpurni area on Wednesday. It was night to return home from the fair. On the way he was hacked to death by some young men in the wilderness of Haor. After receiving the news, the police reached the spot on Thursday morning and recovered the dead body and sent it to Habiganj Sadar Hospital morgue for post-mortem.
The OC also said that initially it seems that he was hacked to death due to previous enmity. The killers have been identified. They will be arrested soon.