Thousands of agitated locals and supporters of Narayanganj city councillor Nazrul Islam, whose body was recovered from Shitalakhhya River today, blasted into protest.
The protesters were demonstrating by blocking the Dhaka-Chittagong highway and the Dhaka-Narayanganj link road, set fire to a filling station in Mouchak area, reports our Narayanganj correspondent.
As the news of Nazrul's body recovery spread, his supporters blocked the highway at Shimrail point of the city by burning tyres, said Abdul Matin, officer-in-charge of Shiddhirganj Police Station.
Police diverted traffic to avoid any untoward incident, the police official added.
Five bodies including that of Narayanganj city councillor Nazrul Islam, who was abducted along with his four aides in the city three days ago, were found in the Shitalakhhya River in Bandar upazila this afternoon.