A 37-year-old trader was found dead with a piece of cloth stuffed into his mouth, near a railway track in Jashore on Friday, police said.
The deceased was identified as Lablu, the son of Abdul Mannan of the Kholadanga Colony Para area.
His body was found adjacent to Kholadanga railway track in Arabpur union around 11am, said Tajul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station.
Lablu’s father said they had found the body after they started searching for him as he did not return home on Thursday night.
OC Tajul said the body was sent for an autopsy. "Efforts are on to identify and nab the culprits," he said.