A Chinese national was found buried behind his office-cum-residence in the city’s Banani area on Wednesday.
Police recovered the body of Gao Jian Nui, 48, a businessman, around 12:30pm.
Being informed, a team of Banani Police Station went to the House No-82 of Road No-23 under Block-A of Banani and recovered the body, said Shariful Islam, sub-inspector of the police station.
The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy, he said.
The Chinese citizen used to use the house as his office and residence, the police official said.
Contacted, officer-in-charge of the police station Nur-e-Azam said Gao Jian Nui used to live in the house alone.
Several people, including guards of the house, were detained for interrogation to find clues to the incident, he added.