Police recovered the floating body of a youth under Boro Bridge near Hoper Hat area of Khetlal Upazila of Joypurhat on Friday morning, two days after he went missing.
The deceased was identified as Abu Hossain, 23, son of Late Abdul Jalil, hailing from Kadoya-Dhol Para village of Joypurhat sadar upazila.Quoting deceased’s family, Nirendranath Mondal, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Khetlal Police Station, said Hossain went out with his van on Wednesday afternoon but did not return.
Locals spotted the body of Abu under a bridge and informed police this morning. Later, police recovered the floating body and sent it to Joypurhat Adhunik Zilla Hospital morgue for an autopsy, he said.
Police suspected that miscreants might have killed Abu to snatch his battery-run van, he added.