The body of a man was recovered from a pond that was 500 metres away from his in-laws' residence in the Bhangabari locality of Karandighi in North Dinajpur today.
The name of the deceased has been stated as Sehdev Biswas. He was a 45-years old vegetable vendor who used to live in Tungidighi, Karandighi.
A water bottle was also found along with the corpse. According to the family, Biswas had left the house on Sunday night around 8 o' clock had had not returned.
The police recovered his body today and sent it to the Raiganj District Hospital for the postmortem before initiating an investigation in the case.