Miscreants chopped to death a plaintiff of a case at Daksin Moghdhora area of Swandip upazila in Chittagong on Wednesday night.
The deceased was identified as Bashir Ahmed, 38.
Family members of Bashir alleged that former local UP chairman Shahin chopped Bashir after he got free on bail on Wednesday.
Sazzad Hossain, brother of Bashir, said Shahin was an accused of a case filed by Bashir. He was freed on bail on Wednesday afternoon after he had suffered imprisonment for a long time in the case. Shahin chopped Bashir as he was the complainant in the case.
Local UP member Anwar Hossain confirmed the incident.