The deceased was identified as Shahidul Islam, 32, son of Surman Ali Sheikh of the area. He was a matchmaker.
Quoting locals, Taraknath Biswas, officer-in-charge of Mohammadpur Police Station, said Shahidul hanged himself from a tree near his home around 10am.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Sadar Hospital for autopsy, the OC added.
It is unclear why he took his own life.