The body of an engineer of Hotel Intercontinental was found inside the hotel in the city on Wednesday, police said.
The dead had been identified as Subrata Saha, 52. He had been serving in the hotel for last 20 years. He was residing at Hatirpol along with his wife and daughter.
The cause of his death could not be ascertained.
Inspector (investigation) of Ramna Police Station Nur Mohammad told reporters that Subrata entered the hotel around 9:30 am on Wednesday. He went up to 11th floor by elevator and after then his presence was not found anywhere. Later at around 11:30 am, the cleaners of the hotel saw his body lying on the roof of the extended part of the entrance of the hotel, he said.
He was wearing a white striped shirt and blue pants. Being informed, Ramna thana police went to the spot and recovered the body. Later, CID's crime scene unit went and collected various samples from the spot.
His body was found lying on the roof two-storey annex of the hotel building.
Another officer of Ramna police station said primarily it seems that engineer Subrata fell from the roof of the 11th floor and died. However, the police are investigating whether he jumped on his own or was pushed by someone, the police officer said requesting anonymity. He said that Police have seized CCTV footage of the hotel.
Several employees of the hotel have already been questioned by police. The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Morgue for autopsy.