A young man was found slaughtered in a timber shop at Dubisaybar Bandar bazar in Jajira upazila of Shariatpur on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Uzzal Mollah, son of Afzal Mollah hailed from Sutiakathi village in Prirojpur district, used to run timber business along with his father at Dubisaybar Bandar bazar, reports UNB.
Md Nasir Sheikh, inspector (investigation) of Jajira Police Station, said Uzzal and his father had two shops at the bazar where they used to sleep at night.
Rakib Akand, a staff of their shops used to live with Ujjal at a shop. But on Thursday night, Ujjal asked Rakib to sleep another place as two guests were supposed to visit him at night, said the inspector quoting Rakib.
Later, Afzal and Rakib found the shop where Ujjal slept at night locked from outside.
Breaking the door, they found Ujjal’s body on the bed which was covered by a coat.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Shariatpur Sadar Hospital for an autopsy.
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