One person was hacked to death and another seriously injured on Saturday by an unknown person when they were coming to appear in a local court in Burdwan town. “Milan Malik who was coming with his father Khetramohan Malik and three brothers died on the spot. His other brother Shyamsundar Malik is seriously injured. They were coming from their home in Baidyapur village in Kalna to appear in a case related to beating their Shyamsundar's son—in—law,” Inspector-in-Charge of Budwan police station Subhashish Chowdhury said. An unknown person attacked them with a sharp weapon at Goods Shed Road in Burdwan town , sources said.