Police recovered a dismembered body from the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Nautila area of Chandina upazila in Cumilla on Monday morning.
The deceased was identified as Nasir Uddin, 28, son of Robiul.
Abu Faisal, officer-in-charge of Chandina Police Station, said that Nasir, who used to run a cement shop in Nautola bazar, was supposed to perform his night guard father’s duty in his absence.
Nasir’s father went to his shop in the early morning and spotted blood. He later found the dismembered body on the highway, near the market, UNB reports.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Comilla Medical College Hospital for an autopsy.
Police suspected that murderers dumped his body on the highway after killing him.