A local Jamaat-e-Islami leader was found dead on the Jessore- Jhenidah road in Churamankathi Beltala area of Jessore district town on Monday night over a month after he had been picked up by ‘plainclothes policemen’.
The deceased’s brother, Abdul Khalek Master, said some people in plainclothes identifying themselves as members of police, picked up Abu Huraira, 55, son of Asir Uddin Malitha, a resident of Ashwathali village of sadar upazila and also a rokon of the district unit of Jamaat, from his madrasah on January 24, UNB reports.
Later the family members failed to receive any information about the whereabouts of Huraira, also a teacher of Kuthidhurgapur Dakhil Madrasa, from police.
Police recovered the body of an unidentified man from the area on Monday night and sent it to Jessore 25-bed Hospital, said Ilias Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.
Being informed about the body recovery, Huraira’s family members rushed to the hospital and identified it to be of Huraira.
There were injury marks on the head and throat.