Two miscreants on Saturday set a farmer on fire in Kalaroa upazila of Satkhira.
The severely burnt farmer is Sultan Dalal, 50, son of Shahar Ali Dalal from Nachipur village of the upazila.
The victim said the miscreants stopped him while he was returning home from the market and doused him in petrol before setting him on fire.
Sultan has been admitted to Satkhira Sadar hospital, sustaining injuries on his face and hands.
Dr Mahbub Hossain of the hospital said, "Sultan's face and hands have been severely burnt, and he is at risk of losing sight in one eye."
Monir-ul-Ghias, officer-in-charge of Kalaroa Police Station, said, "Necessary actions will be taken once a case is filed."