Locals said Harun, also a member of the upazila unit BNP, had a long- standing dispute with his younger brothers over ownership of a land. On Tuesday afternoon, Harun locked in an altercation with his younger brothers Elias, Tofazzul and Kowser over the issue.
At one stage, they attacked Harun with sharp weapon and hacked him mercilessly, leaving him critically injured.
“Locals rescued him and took him to the Sadar Hospital, where he died while undergoing treatment,” said OC Nazim Uddin of Habiganj Sadar Model police station.
“The police have arrested Elias, Tofazzul and Kowser immediately after the incident.”