An elderly man was beaten to death in Masterdukan area of Kulaura upazila on Wednesday night.
The deceased was Montar Mia,70, a resident of Gazipur village in the upazila.
The victim’s son Jahid Mia said when Lal Mia, Rahman Mia, Pablu Mia, Chalu Mia and Shiper Mia of the same area were collecting mangoes from trees at a local mosque around 7:00pm, his father asked them not to do it.
At the time, they swooped on Montar and beat him mercilessly, leaving him injured.
Critically injured Montar was rushed to the upazila health complex where on-duty doctor declared him dead.
The body was sent to Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital for an autopsy, said Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kulaura Police Station Eardous Hasan.
Six people, including the attackers, were arrested in connection with the incident, said the OC.