Farmer’s body recovered in Kishoreganj


Police have recovered the packed body of a farmer named Tofazzal Sardar (35) from the river four days after he went missing in Ashtagram upazila of Kishoreganj.

His body was recovered from Karatia Kalkalia river near Nazirpur village in Bangalpara union of the upazila around 12pm on Sunday (May 24).

Tofazzal is the son of Ayub Sardar of Sardar Bari in East Ashtagram Union of Sardar Upazila.

According to police and local sources, Tofazzal Sardar went missing after leaving his house for Kuliarkandi Haor around 2pm on Thursday. Since then, many searches were not found.

On Sunday night, the people of the river bank found the body packed.  Police recovered the packed body after receiving the news.

Ashtagram Police Station OC Kamrul Islam Mollah said it  was initially thought that  Tofazzal Sardar had been strangled to death.