Criminals beat dead a fish farmer in broad day light at Laudia village under Sadar upazila on Monday. The victim is Shafikul Islam Tulu, 30, son of Akbar Hossain alias Patal Biswas. Police and family sources said, a gang of 15/20 chased Shafikul Islam Tulu and his brother Sarfuddin while they were going to their fish farm in Rana Dairy Farm compound. At one stage they caught Tulu and beat him up and bludgeoned him indiscriminately. He was rushed to Jhenidah Sadar Hospital and later shifted to Khulna 250-bed Hospital where he succumbed to injury at 3 am on Monday.