The district administration allowed the exhumation following an appeal by Kotwali police Sub-Inspector (SI) Abdul Baten, the investigation officer of the case.
The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) is currently investigating the case at the instructions of the police headquarters. The Sylhet Metropolitan Police handed over the documents of the case to PBI on Tuesday night.
The authorities on Monday suspended four policemen, including the in-charge of Bandarbazar Police outpost Sub-Inspector Akbar Hossain, in connection with the death.
PBI said it is looking for suspended SI Akbar and has written to the immigration police to prevent him from leaving the country.
Raihan’s wife Tahmina Akter Tanni filed a case at Kotwali Police Station early Monday accusing a number of unidentified people.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of SMP Jotirmoy Sarkar they are investigating the matter. A probe body has been formed to look into the incident.