A young man was hacked to death allegedly by his roommate in a mess in Halisahar area of city early Monday.
Masud, 30, hailing from Sandwip upazila of the district, used to live in a room of a mess with one Hossain.
Hearing Masud scream, other mess members rushed in and found him lying in a pool of blood in the room.
Masud was later taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Hossain went into hiding after the incident.