Kushtia, May 20: A homeopath was hacked to death by a group of unknown assailants near Shishirpara ground in Sadar upazila of Kushtia on Friday.
The deceased is Sanaur Rahman, resident of Baldaha village in Kushtia town.
A friend of the victim, Saifuzzaman, assistant professor of Bangla Department of Kushtia Islami University, was also injured in the incident.
Witnesses said three assailants in a motorcycle attacked Sanaur and his friend Saifuzzaman and hit the back of their head with machetes, leaving Sanaur dead on the spot and severely injuring Saifuzzaman.
Sanaur along with his friend was going to a bungalow near Shishirpara ground where he used to provide free treatment to his patients on every Friday since the last 10 years.
Kushtia police superintendent Proloy Chisim said previous enmity might be the reason for the murder.
Kushtia model police officer in-charge Shahbuddin Ahmed said police recovered a machete from the spot.