Police recovered the body of a doctor from a flat in capital’s Khilkhet area on Sunday morning.
The deceased was identified as Joydeb Kumar Das, was a former student of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College.
Later, police rushed to the spot and broke open the door and spotted the body lying on the bed, said Munshi Sabbir, officer-in-charge (OC) of Khilkhet Police Station.
It is believed that he died a few days ago. However, it is not yet clear whether he committed suicide or was murdered, the OC said, adding that the body was sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) morgue for an autopsy.
A week ago, Joydeb started sharing his room with another doctor who went to village home to celebrate Durga Puja, he said.