A retired primary school headteacher was found dead at a graveyard in Rangpur city yesterday, a day after he went missing, said police.
The deceased was Abu Shahadat Md Dulal, 75, retired headteacher of Mahindra Government Primary School.
Upon information, police recovered the body yesterday morning. He had been missing since Tuesday afternoon, they said.
Police found marks of torture on the body, and suspect that the man was murdered. The body was sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
Aktaruzzaman Prodhan, officer-in-charge of Mahiganj Police Station, said criminals might have left the body there after killing him elsewhere.