Police have tracked down former ambassador Maroof Zaman's last known whereabouts to Uttara.
Maroof, who served as the Bangladesh ambassador to Vietnam, has been missing since Tuesday morning.
Police tracked down his last known location by tracking his phone signals from the last phone call.
Maroof’s family issued a press release where they said Maroof called them around 7:45pm on the landline and informed them of some people dropping by to collect a few things. Maroof told his family to cooperate with the visitors. Three tall, well-dressed men arrived around 8pm and asked to be taken to Maroof’s room. They swiftly collected his spare phone, computer, laptop and camera and left without a further word.
Inspector Parvez Islam with Dhanmondi Model Police Station told the Dhaka Tribune the police have not discovered anyone to have had an enmity with Maroof. In addition, no ransom calls have been made so far.
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The police officer also said if the family wishes so, the general diary will be filed as a missing person’s case.
Dhanmondi police have contacted Khilkhet police who recovered Maroof’s car from 300-feet near the Purbachal Express Highway. The investigation officer, Sub-Inspector Tariqul Islam has been dispatched to retrieve the car from Khilkhet police.
SI Tariqul said the police have found no signs of forced entry in the car, and that it was found perfectly parked.