A married couple was strangled to death at the Subarnapur area of Cumilla Sadar Upazila on Sunday night.
The deceased were identified as Billal Hossain, a village doctor of Subarnapur and his wife Safura Begum.
Kotwali Model Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Kamal Krishna Dhar confirmed the matter.
According to sources, 7-8 miscreants entered the couple’s house at night when it was raining. Then they tied their hands and feet and searched for some necessary documents including stamps. Not finding these, the miscreants strangled the husband and wife to death and fled. The identities of the miscreants could not be ascertained.
Inspector Kamal Krishna said there were no signs of injuries on the bodies of the deceased. Initially, it is thought that they were strangled to death. The exact cause of death will be known after the autopsy.