A carpenter was strangled to death by miscreants at village Madhupur of Ataikula upazila in Pabna on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Sohel Hossain, 22, son of Helal Hossain of Madhupur.
Ataikula police officer-in-charge Md Moniruzzaman, quoting the family, said Sohel went missing after he went out of his residence at about 9:30pm on Thursday.
Later, local people spotted the victim’s body on Madrassah road in the morning and informed the police.
The police recovered the body and sent it to Pabna Medical College and Hospital morgue for post-mortem examinations.
The body bore several marks of injury, OC said, adding that they suspected that miscreants might have strangled him to death and dumped the body in the area.
A case was filed with the Ataikula police in this regard.
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