A local Awami League leader was found dead in his own home in Chakaria upazila of Cox's Bazar on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Jahangir Alam Bulbul. He was the former Vice Chairman of Chakaria Upazila and Senior Organizational Vice President of Matamuhuri Upazila Awami League.
Bulbul used to live with his wife and two daughters at their house in Chattogram's Bhoramuhuri. However, his wife and daughters are abroad now.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Chakaria Police Station Chandan Kumar Chakraborty said that Bulbul had not been seen for a few days. Finding it suspicious, he went to his house and found the door locked from the inside. Later, the police broke the door and found his body lying in his bathroom, added the OC.
No legal action was taken as the family did not file any complaint, said the OC, adding that the body has been handed over to his relatives.