Police recovered the body of a five-year-old girl, who went missing on the afternoon of October 31, from a betel-nut orchard in Indurkani upazila of Pirojpur on Friday morning.
The deceased is identified as Laboni Akhter, a student of Moyeenuddin Madinatul Monwar Arabaia Madrasa in Kalaia village.
Earlier, her mother Sonia Begum filed a missing case with Indurkani Police Station on November 1, he said.
Police suspected that she was dumped in the orchard after being killed.
The body was sent to Pirojpur District Hospital morgue for autopsy, he also said adding that the cause of the death can be known after postmortem.