An auto-rickshaw driver was found dead in a ditch at Salehpur in Shrinagar upazila on Friday morning. The dead was identified as Rezaul, 35, son of Afzal Hossain of Modonkhali village in the upazila.
Local people found the body, that bore injury marks, at about 8am and informed police.
Quoting family members, Shrinagar thana ASI M Ashraf Ali said Rezaul went out of his house with his battery-run auto-rickshaw on Thursday afternoon and did not return home at night.
Rezaul last talked to his mother over mobile phone at 8pm on that day, he said.