A schoolgirl was strangulated to death by some miscreants at Rashik Nagar Shirotola village in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj early Monday.
The deceased was identified as Shyamoli Khatun, 16, daughter Dubai expatriate Kabir Hossan and a class IX student of Chandipur Girls’ High School.
Victim’s mother Aliara Begum, said that some miscreants entered their house at night. They snatched three gold chains and two mobiles phone sets making her and her elder daughter Champa unconscious.
As Shyamoli recognised the miscreants, they strangled her to death, said Aliara.
Habibul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shibganj Police Station, said locals found their house locked from outside when they woke up for taking sehri.
After opening the door, they found Aliara and Champa in unconscious condition and Shyamoli’s body lying on the floor.
Later, police recovered the body.