A professor of Chittagong University was found dead at his residence in the university area this afternoon.
M D Abul Kalam Azad, 70, was a professor of Mathematics department of the university, our CU correspondent reports quoting Mokaddes Mia, in-charge of a police outpost on the campus.
His body was found hanging from a ceiling fan in Paharika Housing Society, Mokaddes said adding that the body was yet to be recovered.
Prof Azad, former dean of the university’s science faculty, was known as a freedom fighter, said his colleague Prof Ganesh Chandra Roy.
His wife is also a professor of Chemistry department of CU. They have three children.