Miscreants hacked to death a local Awami League leader at Bangla Bazar in Maheshkhali upazila on Wednesday.
The victim is Ziabul Haque, a leader of Matarbari union unit of Awami League and also a resident of Madhyampara.
Quoting family members, police said miscreants attacked the victim with sharp weapons, leaving him severely injured around 4pm.
He was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where he died while undergoing treatment around 10pm.
Maheshkhali Police Station OC Pradip Kumar Das confirmed the news. However, details regarding the matter could not be known immediately.