Director of a private transport company was chopped to death by a staff of the company at Mawa Ferry Ghat on Monday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Tipu, 38, one of the directors of Godhuli Transport Co and son of Mostafa Miah of Hatarpara village of Srinagar upazila.
Louhajang police said Iqbal, a staff of the company, called Tipu at 1:45pm and chopped him with a sharp weapon at Mawa Ferry Ghat in broad daylight and fled the spot at 2pm leaving him grievously injured.
On information, police rescued profusely blooding Tipu and took him to Shologhar Health Complex in Srinagar where on-duty doctors declared him dead after admission.
Police were trying to nab Iqbal. A case is being filed.