Police recovered the body of a physician from a flat in city’s Khilkhet area on Sunday morning.
The deceased was identified as Joydeb Kumar Das, was a former student of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College.
Joydeb’s neighbours informed police after smelling bad odour coming out from the flat at Nikunja-2.
Sub-inspector (SI) Russell Parvez of Khilkhet Police Station confirmed the matter to Banglanews.
Being informed, police rushed to the spot and broke open the door and spotted the body lying on the bed, he said.
"As per primary investigation, Joydeb died a few days ago. However, it is not yet clear whether he committed suicide or was murdered, the SI said, adding that the body was sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) morgue for an autopsy.
Joydeb's roommate was another doctor who went to village home to celebrate Durga Puja, Russell Parvez added.
BDST: 1530 HRS, OCT 17, 2021