Missing gold trader found dead after five months

Business partner who owed him money detained
Police have recovered the body of a gold trader from a location in Sirajdikhan of Munshiganj on Thursday, five months after he went missing.

The deceased, Anup Baul, a gold trader in Old Dhaka’s Tanti Bazar, is from Teghoria union of South Keraniganj.

Biplob Baul, the younger brother of the deceased, said that Anup was owed Tk 2 lakh by his business partner Noyon that at the time of his disappearance he was trying to get back.

In fact, on the day Anup went missing, last January 4, Noyon had told him over the phone that he was ready to pay up, for which he asked to meet in Sirajdikhan. Since then, Anup had been missing.

A general diary was filed at the Sirajdikhan Police Station the next day.

Later Biplob lodged a complaint at the Dhalpur RAB-10 office in the capital.

Police’s Detective Branch detained Noyon over the incident and questioned him, according to Khorshed Alam, superintendent of police at PBI Dhaka district unit.

Based on Noyon’s information, police recovered Anup’s body Thursday and sent it to Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy, added the officer.


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