Teenager found dead in Narayanganj
NARAYANGANJ, Nov 17: Police recovered a teenage boy's body from Purbachal area in Rupganj Upazila of the district on Saturday morning.
Deceased Mohammad Mawla, 17, was the son of Ekhlas Uddin of Paiska area in the upazila.
Rupganj Police Station (PS) Sub-Inspector (SI) Nazim Uddin said they recovered the body with hands and legs tied from a bush in the said area, four days after his missing. The body was sent to Narayanganj Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy, the SI added.
Police, however, arrested three friends of the deceased in connection with the murder.
Quoting family members, SI Nazim said two friends of Mawla called him out of home over phone on Wednesday afternoon, but he did not return.
In this connection, his father lodged a general diary (GD) with the PS on Thursday. During investigation, police arrested a teenage boy using technology.
According to information gleaned from the arrestee, police detained two other teenagers.
After getting information from them in interrogation, police recovered the body.
Quoting the arrestees, SI Nazim said Mawla had a love affair with a girl in the locality. One of his friends also liked the girl. The three friends along with several others tied Mawla with rope and strangled him to death. Then they hid the body into a bush, the SI added.