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Man found dead in septic tank in Satkhira

  • Published at 11:09 am February 8th, 2019
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Police also detained four people for their alleged involvement in the murder

Police have recovered the body of a motorcycle driver, who provided ridesharing services, from a septic tank in Assasuni upazila of Satkhira. 

The body was removed from inside the septic tank of a local madrasa around 12pm on Thursday. 

The deceased was identified as Jahangir Hossain, 24, son of Khokon Gazi of Rajapur village, in Anulia union in the upazila. 

Following the recovery of the body, police also detained four people for their alleged involvement in the murder. 

The detainees are: Abdul Aziz, 40; Al-Amin Karikar, 25; Rabiul Islam, 30; and Shariful Islam, 25. 

Anulia Union Dafadar (Inspector) Abdus Sattar said: “Jahangir was a professional motorcyclist who offered ridesharing services in the area. On Wednesday night, Rabiul, Al-Amin and Aziz hired Jahangir to take them to Eksora launch terminal. Later, on the road, they strangled Jahangir to death and dumped the body inside the septic tank of Eksora Dakhil madrasa.”   

Based on victim’s wife’s, Sathi’s, information, the local Union Parishad (UP) chairman Alamgir Alam summoned Rabiul and interrogated him. At one point, Rabiul confessed, and based on information given by him, police recovered the body and detained two others, he added.

Assasuni Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Biplob Kumar Nath said four people have been detained in connection with the incident. The body has been sent to Satkhira sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.