Dhaka, Nov. 18 -- An elderly man has allegedly been killed by robbers after a home invasion in Old Dhaka's Chawkbazar.

Relatives found the victim, identified as 78-year-old Mansur Ahmed, with his hands and feet tied inside his home on the second floor of a six-storey building in the early hours of Friday. He was subsequently rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him dead, according to Mansur's son Sarwar Ahmed.

The family owns the building in Khaje Dewan Road, where Mansur and his children lived, said Sarwar.

Sarwar and other members of the family went to attend a wedding ceremony in the neighbourhood on Thursday, but Mansur stayed at home as he was feeling unwell.

After returning home, they found that the door to Mansur's flat ...