Police found a farmer’s body from a paddy field in Shimultala area of Mithapukur in Rangpur on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Ajgor Ali, 52, son of late Alifuddin of village Harnarayanpur of Ranipukur in the upazila.
The wife and sons of the deceased went missing soon after the incident.
Mithapukur police officer-in-charge Jafor Ali Biswas said there were marks of injuries on the body.
Police suspected that the attackers killed him by beating and strangling him and then left the body in the paddy field. The killing might have occurred due to family feud.
Police sent the body to Rangpur Medical College Hospital for post-mortem examination, the officer added.
A case was filed in this regard, he added.
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