Police recovered the body of a young man from a ditch in Halot area of the district town on Friday after four days of his going 'missing'.
The victim was identified as Masud Rana, 22, son of Nayeb Ali, a resident of Bilkula village under Ataikul police station.
Police said, locals saw the body of a youth in a ditch beside the Pabna-Tebunia Highway in the area around 5:00pm and informed police.
Later, family members identified the body to be of Masud at the police station.
Police suspected that criminals might have strangled Masud and dumped the body into the ditch.
Quoting Masud's family members, police said Masud went 'missing' on Monday after going out of his house.