Trader hacked to death in Rajbari

The victim's body was found at a marketplace shortly after leaving a prayer congregation at a mosque

Published : 22 Feb 2024, 07:19 AM
Updated : 22 Feb 2024, 07:19 AM

Police have recovered the body of a trader, presumed murdered, from a local marketplace in Rajbari’s Kalukhali Upazila. Authorities believe he was stabbed to death.

The incident occurred at Ratandia Union's Rupsa market around 11:30 pm on Wednesday, according to Rajbari's Superintendent of Police GM Abul Kalam Azad.

The dead man has been identified as Sharif Khan, a resident of Dhanbaria village in Ratandia.

Sharif attended a prayer congregation at a local mosque and left around 11 pm.

His body was found at the market half an hour later, according to Siqqique Mia, a local resident.

Informed of the matter, police retrieved Sharif's body and sent it to a hospital morgue for an autopsy. Police are looking into the circumstances of his death, Azad said.