An Imam was found dead inside the Mollikpara Jame mosque of Sonargaon upazila in Narayanganj on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Didarul Islam, 26, son of Afsaruddin Farazi, hailed from Razapur village of Terokhada upazila in Khulna district. He had been performing duty as an imam of Mollikpara Jame Mosque.
Sub-inpector (SI) of Sonargaon police station Ohidullah confirmed the matter.
The SI said that the body was slaughtered inside the mosque.
Locals sources claimed that they did not heard Azan of Fazr prayer and then they informed the police as the mosque was under key and lock.
On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered Imam’s slaughtered body from his own dormitory.
Investigation officer of Sonargaon police station said that the body was sent to hospital morgue for autopsy. The clue behind killing not established yet. He said that they are trying the unreath the clue.