The victim was killed by a person who sold him a goat for still owing him Tk300
A farmer was hacked to death over a matter of just Tk300 in Jhenaidah.
The incident took place at Daulatpur village of Kaliganj upazila around 8pm on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Amirul Islam, 45, son of late Jabed Ali Biswas of Daulatpur village.
Police arrested Shahin Mondal, 36, and recovered a locally made sharp weapon (Hashua) from his possession which was used to commit the murder, said Kaliganj police station officer-in-charge (OC) Mahfuzur Rahman.
Shahin Mondal sold a goat to Amirul's brother a few days ago. On Friday, an argument broke out between Amirul and Shahin over an unpaid amount of Tk300, before Shahin hacked at Amirul, added OC Mahfuzur.
The on-duty doctor of Kaliganj Upazila Health Complex declared Amirul dead when he was taken there shortly following the incident.