A Buddhist monk was hacked to death by another monk at a monastery in Bakichhara Tungkhapara of Sadar upazila in Bandarban on Thursday, reports UNB.
The deceased is Mongthui Sang alias Nainda Vikkhu, 78.
Police super of Bandarban Md Zakir Hossain Majumdar said the victim was working in the kitchen of the monastery in the morning when Mray Thui, 42, hacked him in the head with a sharp weapon, killing him on the spot.
Police later recovered the body and sent it to hospital morgue for autopsy.
Locals caught Thui from a rubber garden and handed him over to police, the SP said.