A man was hacked to death allegedly by his drug addict nephew at Ulpur village in Sadar upazila on Monday morning.
The deceased was identified as Daud Fakir, 60.
Moktar Hossain, officer-in-charge (operational) of Sadar Police Station, said Amir Hossain Fakir, 30, used to torture his family members for money for purchasing drug.
When he started to beat up his father around 7am for money his uncle Daud tried to obstruct Amir. At one stage, he hit his uncle with a sharp weapon, leaving him dead on the spot.
Later, villagers caught Amir and handed him over to police.