Shopkeeper slaughtered

Staff Correspondent

3 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Police recovered the slaughtered body of a shopkeeper from his shop at Hathazari upazila in the district on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Golam Azam, 28, son of Freedom Fighter Samshul Alam of Mondakini area under the upazila.

Officer in-Charge (OC) Rafiqul Islam of Hathazari Police Station said the slaughtered body of Azam was found lying on a bed at his grocery shop at around 7:00am.

No goods or money was taken away from the shop, which was found locked from inside, said the OC.

Evidence of entering of anyone inside the shop was also not found, he said.

Mystery shrouds the death as it couldn’t be ascertained whether it was murder or suicide, OC Rafiqul said.

 The body was sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital morgue.

Filing of a case in this connection was under process, he added.