A schoolboy, who was kidnapped for ransom on Wednesday, was found dead in an abandoned place in Bahadurpur area of Gazipur City Corporation Thursday morning.
The deceased is identified as Nifat, 11, who took Primary Education Completion (PEC) exam from a local school. He is the son of Hazrat Ali of Bahadurpur area.Nifat went missing from bedside their house around 12 noon on Wednesday.
Shortly after his abduction, kidnappers demanded a ransom of Tk 10 lakh. Nifat’s family members went to Mymensingh with Tk 10 lakh as per the instruction of the kidnappers. But they stopped communication after 8:00 pm.
Later, victim’s grandmother found the body of Nifat inside a bush beside their house on Thursday morning.
Samir Chandra Sutradar, officer-in-charge of Gazipur Sadar Police Station, said Nifat might have been strangled to death over previous enmity. Police is investigating the incident.
The body was sent to Shaheed Tajuddin Medical College Hospital for autopsy, he added.