A grocer was hacked to death by robbers at Panishwar Dakhhin Bazar in Sarail upazila of the district early yesterday.
The deceased was Moshahid Ullah Rafiq, son of Abdul Aziz of Panishwar village in the upazila.
Deen Islam, chairman of Panishwar Union Parishad, said Rafiq and his brother Mustak used to run a grocery shop at the bazar.
A gang swooped on the shop around 4:00am. At the time, the robbers hacked the two siblings when they tried to resist the gang.
Critically injured Rafiq died on way to Brahmanbaria Sadar Hospital. Mustak was admitted to the hospital.
Officer-in-Charge of Sarail Police Station Mofiz Uddin Bhuiyan said they were investigating the incident.