Police recovered the body of a retired army man from a paddy field at village Pakulla of Mirzapur upazila in Tangail on Sunday afternoon, 11 days after he went missing.
The deceased was identified as SM Abdul Malek, 80, a retired subeder of Bangladesh Army and resident of village Goran in the upazila.
AKM Mizanul Haque, officer-in-charge of Mirzapur Police Station, said Malek went missing on October 18. His son filed a general diary on October19 with the police station.
Locals spotted the body in a paddy field of the area on Sunday afternoon and informed police. Police later recovered the body and sent it to Tangail General Hospital for post-mortem examination, the OC added.
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