A murder accused inmate in Chattogram Central Jail is missing since yesterday morning.
Failing to find him, the jail authorities lodged a general diary with Kotwali Police Station, said police.
Quoting the GD, officer-in-charge (OC) Md Nezam Uddin of Kotwali Police Station said prisoner Farhad Hossain Rubel was found missing after the jail authorities opened the lock of his cell yesterday morning.
"He has been languishing in jail since February 9 in connection with a murder case filed with Sadarghat Police Station," said the OC.
The Daily Star made several phone calls to the jail but no official picked up the phone.
However, jail sources said the prison guards were looking for the inmate inside the jail. They believe that he was hiding inside the jail.
Police said a businessman named Abul Kalam Azad was stabbed to death by criminals in SRB Gate area under Sadarghat police station on February 5. Rubel was arrested in this connection on February 9 after the victim's mother Marzina Begum filed a case.