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Former forest officer found dead in Patukhali hotel room

Published : Wednesday, 12 June, 2024 at 11:07 PM  Count : 354

Former forest officer found dead in Patukhali hotel room

Former forest officer found dead in Patukhali hotel room


Police recovered the body of a former forest officer, from a hotel room in the Alipur Fishery Port area under Kalapara upazila in Patuakhali district on Wednesday.

The law enforcers from Mahipur Police Station retrieved the body from room No. 11 of the Bhai Bhai Residential Hotel at around 11am on Wednesday.
The deceased was Mohammad Shafiqul Rahman, 65, son of Matiur Rahman from College Road Forest Colony in Bandarban Sadar.

According to police and hotel authorities, Shafiqul Rahman had been staying in room No. 11 of the hotel as a bachelor tenant since December 2023 for business purposes.

On Tuesday night, he entered his room with his dinner. The next morning, the hotel staff knocked on his door for breakfast but received no response. Upon peeking through the window, they saw his body lying beside the bed and immediately informed police.

Locals reported that the former forest officer had retired long ago. He had several properties in Kuakata, which he managed while staying in the area.

Mahipur Police Station officer-in-charge Anwar Hossain Talukder stated, "After receiving a call from the hotel authorities, the police promptly arrived at the scene, broke open the door, and retrieved Shafiqul Rahman's body. He was taken to Tulatoli Hospital, where doctors declared him dead. The cause of death will be determined after an autopsy, which will reveal whether it was a natural death or suicide."

TH/SA

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