Police recovered the hanging body of a madrasa superintendent from his residence in Hat Gopalpur area in Sadar upazila yesterday.
The victim, Sujon Hossain, 33, father of two children, was superintendent of Borobari Nurani Madrasa in the upazila.
Neighbours said Sujon had been staying alone at home since his wife and two children went to visit his in-laws' house couple of days ago.
Finding him absent at his institution in morning, neighbours went to his house and found the door open.
Later, they entered his room and found his body hanging from the ceiling of the room.
Officer in Charge (OC) of Sadar Police Station Mizanur Rahman said, being informed by locals, a police team went to the spot, recovered Sujon's body, with his hands tied with a scarf and legs with rope, and sent it to Jhenidah Sadar Hospital for autopsy.
The reason behind the death would be clear after the autopsy, the OC said, adding that preparation of filing of a case was underway.