A minor boy was killed after he had been kidnapped for ransom allegedly by a tenant of the house he lived in at Baniarchala of Gazipur Sadar upazila.
The deceased was identified as Abdullah Al Noman, 6, son of Lokman Hossain.
Police recovered the body behind a factory in Gazipura on Thursday afternoon.
Sub-inspector of Tongi East police Md Sohrab Hossain said that tenant Bablu Hossain, who lived at Lokman’s house, kidnapped the boy on Wednesday afternoon and demanded money from the family for his release.
The victim’s family had informed Joydevpur police of the matter instead of giving the ransom.
Police on Thursday morning arrested Bablu who later confessed to kidnapping the boy and disclosed that he had strangled the boy to death and dumped the body behind the factory.
Following the information provided by the arrested kidnappers, the
law enforcers recovered the body.
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