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Tea trader's dismembered body throws on highway

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Staff Reporter :
Police recovered a dismembered body from the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Nautola in Chandina upazila of Cumilla district on Monday morning.
The deceased was identified as Md Nasir Uddin, 26, a tea stall owner. He also used to sell cake and biscuits.
He was son of Robiul Islam, a night guard of a local market, from Nautola village under Madhaiya Union of Chandina upazila in the district, police said.
Abu Faisal, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Chandina Police Station, said that Nasir, who used to sell tea, pitha (local cakes) and biscuits at a kiosk in Nautola Bazar, was supposed to perform his night guard father's duty in his absence.
Nasir's father went to his shop in the early morning and spotted blood. He later found the dismembered body on the highway, near the market. On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Cumilla Medical College Hospital for an autopsy.
Chandina Police Station's Officer-in-Charge Md Abul Foisal said they suspect that murderers thrown Nasir's body on the highway after killing him.
Cumilla Police Super Syed Nurul Islam termed the murder as gruesome. We are investigating the incident, he said.
Different parts of the body were recovered from about two-kilometre long area on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway, the SP said.

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