A youth was hacked to death allegedly by his rival in Dholadia area in the town yesterday afternoon.
The victim was identified as Mamunur Rashid Shawon, 27, son of Wazed Mia of Kathgola area.
Md Kamrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police, said there had been previous enmity between Shawon and Mustaq Ahmed of the same locality over sand business.
A tense situation had been prevailing between Shawon and Mustaq following a feud, added the OC.
He further said Shawon along with his two friends were roaming in Kathgola area on his motorcycle when an altercation occurred between Mustaq and him around 12:00noon.
Mustaq went to his house immediately and allegedly returned with a sharp weapon and chased Shawon, said the official.
As Shawon tried to speed up, he fell from his motorcycle and Mustaq allegedly hacked him indiscriminately, killing him on the spot.
Police later recovered the body from a bush in Dholadia area and detained Mustaq from a house in the area.
During primary interrogation, Mustaq confessed to killing Shawon, the OC said.
No case was filed as of filing this report last evening.