The decomposed body of a missing youth was found near his home in Pirgachha upazila of Rangpur yesterday.
Police arrested four people in connection with the incident, said Rezaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Pirgachha Police Station.
The deceased was Firoz Mia, 22, son of Amir Uddin of Kabilapara village in the upazila.
The arrestees are Tipu, 26, son of Shafiqul Islam, Shahin Mia, 25, son of late Awal Mia, Sultan Hossain, 23, son of Md Motin, and Zahidul Islam, 24, son of Nur Mohammad of the village.
Police and family members said Feroj went out of home with Tk one lakh and since then he remained missing.
Later, a general diary was filed in this connection, said the OC.
Informed by locals, police recovered the body from under the earth in the area yesterday morning, he said.
The law enforcers later arrested the four youths in connection with the incident, said the OC.
The body was sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
Locals said they saw Firoz with the four arrestees at a tea stall in the area on Thursday.
The victim's father said criminals might have killed his son to take away the money. and dumped the body in the area.
There was no enmity with his son, said the father.
A murder case was filed with the police station, said the police official.