A seven-year-old girl was murdered reportedly after being raped at Rasulbagh in Siddhirganj upazila of Narayanganj.
The victim lived with her father in a rented room in a house in the area.
Family sources said that the girl went missing on Wednesday evening.
On failing to trace her, the victim’s father filed a general diary with Siddhirganj police station.
The father and local people resumed the search for the minor girl on Thursday and found her body inside a storeroom at the house in the afternoon.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Narayanganj General Hospital for a postmortem examination, said officer-in-charge of Siddhirganj police station Shahin Shah Parvez.
The officer said that the girl might have been strangled after rape.
‘The body bore several injury marks,’ he said.
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