A private car driver was killed by miscreants throttling his throat in Daudkandi area of Cumilla.
The deceased was identified as Faizul Islam Sardar (40), son of Aktar Sardar hailing from Uzirpur thana of Barishal.
Police confirmed the matter on Sunday afternoon.
Locals informed the police after spotting an unidentified body of a man on a culvert (local bridge) on Sunday morning, according to police and family sources.
Sub-inspector (SI) of Daudkandi Model Thana, Ziaur Rahman recovered the body. A family member of the victim identified the body. Faizul drove his car on rent. He was taking passengers from Dhaka’s Gulshan to Chattogram, sources said.
Miscreants snatched the car after murdering Faizul, predicted SI Mohammad Ziaur Rahman.
Besides, many injury marks were spotted on his body, he added.
A case has been filed with Daudkandi Model Thana in this regard and they are trying to recover the car and find the criminals, Ziaur Rahman said.