A farmer’s decomposed body found in safety tank two days after he went missing in Pabna.
Police recovered the body from a safety tank in front of Dari Srikol government primary school of Sadullapur union under Pabna sadar upazila on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Quddus, 50, son of Shirhab Pramanik of Dari Srikol village of the union.
Farmer Abdul Quddus went missing on his way to home from a local tea shop at around 9.00pm on Tuesday.
According to police and family, Abdul Quddus did not return home on Tuesday night. No trace of him was found even after searching in various places. Meanwhile his family filed a general diary in this connection with Ataikula police station.
On Wednesday morning, sandals, towels and a rope were found in front of Abdul Quddus’ house. The matter was reported to Dublia police outpost.
After a long search, the police recovered the half-decomposed body from the safety tank on Thursday morning. The hands and feet of the body were tied with ropes.
The body has been sent to Pabna general hospital morgue for autopsy.
Shariful Islam, son of the deceased, said that his father was an innocent person. He was assassinated due to prior enmity.
‘I believe that our neighbour Josna and her husband Sayam, may have killed my father over an internal conflict by twisting a towel and tying him with a rope at night,’ he said.
Shariful demanded the killers to be immediately arrested and brought under the law.
Sadullapur union parishad former chairman Abdul Quddus Munsi said that farmer Abdul Quddus had no dispute with anyone.
‘We demand immediate arrest and punishment of the murderers,’ he said.
Dublia police outpost in-charge sub-inspector Abul Kalam said that based on the GD, we were looking for the farmer. Al last his body was found in a safety tank.
‘A case to be filed in this connection is under process,’ the SI said.
Pabna additional superintendent of police Masud Alam said it was still not possible to say how the murder took place. The matter could be said after getting the autopsy report and the mystery would be revealed soon.
‘However, a suspicious couple named Josna and Sayam have been detained for interrogation in this connection,’ he added.