Unknown miscreants killed an army man at his rented house in Akua Khalpar area of the district town early yesterday, police said.
Mahbub Alam, 35, the victim, hailed from village Kaitail in Madan upazila, Netrokona. He was stationed as a Lance Corporal in Moynamoti Cantonment in Comilla.
No clue was yet discovered to his killing.
Police quoted Mahbub’s wife Shilpi Begum as saying that three unknown persons entered their house around 2:00am and killed him, brandishing pistols at her and the children.
She said the gang did not loot any valuables.
Borhan Uddin, sub-inspector, Kotwali Police Station, said they recovered the body from the bedroom and sent it to Mymensingh Medical College for autopsy.
Police will interrogate Shilpi, he said.
The sub-inspector said the body bore injury marks in the head inflicted by sharp weapons, and he was not shot. Police will launch massive investigation into the killing, he said.