Kunio Hoshi, 65, a Japanese citizen but born in Bangladesh, was killed by some miscreants in Kownia in Rangpur district, 335km (210 miles) north of Dhaka, Bangladesh. At least four people have been detained in connection with the gruesome murder.
This is the second incident of the murder of a foreign nation in Bangladesh within a week. Earlier, an Italian worker, Cesare Tavella, was killed. ISIS had claimed responsibility for the attack.
Meanwhile, Australia has cancelled its cricket tour of Bangladesh following the ISIS threat.