A minor girl, who had been missing since Monday night, is suspected to have been raped and murdered at Kuttapara village in Sarail upazila on Tuesday.
The deceased was a Class IV student of Kuttapara Government Primary School.
Her family said she had gone out of her house around 8:00pm and remained missing since then.
Locals spotted her body at the bamboo thicket adjacent to the house of one Isa Mia in the afternoon and informed police, said Shahadat Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sarail police station.
Police said the victim’s body bore several injury marks and suspected that the girl was killed after rape.
The body was sent to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.
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