Burnt body of a police officer was recovered from a forest in Rayerdia area of Kaliganj upazila in the district on Tuesday.
Two days earlier, inspector Mamun Imran Khan of Dhaka Special Branch went missing from his brother’s house at Sabujbag area of Dhaka.
Gazipur police superintendent (SP), Md Harun ur Rashid said in the afternoon locals saw the body which was burnt and left abandoned wrapped in a sack in the forest of Rayerdia village in Ulukhola area.
Being informed police rushed to the spot and recovered the body.
The body was sent to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College for autopsy.
Some miscreants might have killed Mamun and dumped his body at the forest, the SP said.