The body of a seven-year-old boy was recovered from inside a boat in the Dhaka's Uttarkhan area on Thursday night.
The deceased was identified as Simran.
Anwar Hossain, sub-inspector of Uttarkhan Police Station, said Simran used to stay with his parents in Ujjampur area.
The body has been taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Simran's mother filed a murder case in this connection.
However, the reason behind the death could not be known yet.