Four persons were found dead in different parts of the capital on Sunday and Saturday.
Police recovered their bodies from Vatara, Tejgaon, Paltan and Khilkhet areas.
Police recovered the decomposed body of a woman from a plot along Dhalibari Road at Kokakola of Vatara around 12:00pm on Sunday. The legs and hands of the woman were found tied with rope. Police sent the body to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) for autopsy.
After the incident, members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) visited the spot and collected evidences.
ANM Imran Khan, assistant director of RAB’s Legal and Media Wing, said they could identify the woman as Shipon Akhter, 30, daughter of Abdul Kuddus hailing from Sonatala in Bogura. RAB is trying to trace and arrest the culprits.
Police recovered the body of another unidentified woman from the footpath at Paltan on that day. The body was kept at the morgue of the DMCH for autopsy.
Abdul Jalil, sub-inspector of Paltan Police Station, said that they were trying to identify the woman.
The body was sent to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy. He said that injury marks were seen in the body.
The cops recovered the hanging body of Dr Mahfuza Akhter from a private women’s hostel at Nikunja-2 in Khilkhet on Saturday night.
Rumpa Rani, a roommate of the doctor, said, “The boyfriend of the victim phoned me on Saturday night and told that they had unpleasant situation.”
“He requested me to see the condition of Mahfuza. Hearing so, I knocked at the door of the room she lived, but found no response.”
“Later, I called in the hostel super. He called her and knocked at the door, but no response was found. Finally, insiders of the hostel broke open the door and found her hanging from a ceiling fan,” she said.
Police were immediately informed and they recovered the body, she added.
Sabrina Rahman Mouri, sub-inspector of Khilkhet Police Station, said that the body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
The autopsy report would clear the reason behind her death, he said.