A trader was gunned down by unknown miscreants in the capital's Matuail area on early Tuesday, reports UNB.
The victim was identified as Mojibur Rahman, 45, son of Showrab Ali Sarder.
He used to reside at his own house at Kajirgaon Mridhabari of Matuail.
Contacted, Sayedur Rahman, elder brother of the victim, said Mojibur Rahman had cable (Copper) business in Nababpur Road but he had not gone there for the last one month.
He was owner of two houses-- one six-storey building and another two-storey building. He was residing at the two-storey building behind the six-storey building, Sayedur said.
Sayedur who resides in another area said family members found Mojibur outside the building with bullet injuries early in the morning and rushed him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where on-duty doctors pronounced him dead at about 5:30 am.
Deputy Commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Muntashirul Islam said the security guard of the house was found on the rooftop of the building with his hands tied.
Reason behind the killing could not be ascertained immediately, he added.
The body was kept in the morgue of the hospital for post-mortem examination.