Tarek Shamsur Rehman, professor of department of International Relations at Jahangirnagar University (JU) was found dead at his residence in RAJUK's Uttara Apartment Project in Dhaka on Saturday afternoon.
He was also a renowned columnist and political analyst.RAJUK's Uttara apartment project director Mozaffar Ahmed confirmed this information to media.
Dr Tarek had iftar at his place yesterday and that is the last time the housemaid saw him. This morning when the housemaid came for work and rang the bell, Dr Tarek did not answer. That's when she called the building security and they called the police. Police broke open the door and recovered his body at 11 am, Deputy Commissioner of Uttara Division Md Shahidullah said.
Dr Tarek Shammsur Rehman's dead body has been taken to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital, he said.
He lived alone in the flat as his family lives abroad.