An elderly man was beaten to death by a neighbour over previous enmity at Muksudpur in Dohar upazila on Saturday evening.
Quoting locals, police said M Mizanur Rahman Shikdar, 55, had been at longstanding loggerheads with his neighbour Mostafa over land related dispute.
Mizanur and Mostafa locked in an altercation in the evening over the same issue.
At one stage, Mostafa started beating up Mizanur with a stick, leaving the latter severely injured, said officer-in-charge of Dohar Police Station Sheikh Sirajul Islam.
Later, Mizanur was taken to a local hospital where doctors declared him dead, said the OC, adding that police arrested Mostafa, his wife and son in this connection.unb