A minor domestic help was found hanging in her employer’s house in the city’s Uttara area on Tuesday, reports UNB.
Police recovered the body of Baishakhi, 12, daughter of Azizul and Jannatul, from the house at Road-18 of Sector-3 in the afternoon.Quoting employer Rifat Ferdous who along with his wife and a child has been residing in the house, sub-inspector Delwar Hossain of Uttara West Police Station said house inmates called Baishakhi after they woke up in the morning.
Later, she did not respond to repeated calls, he said, adding that they informed the house owner of it.
The house owner together with some neighbours broke open the door only to find her hanging from the ceiling.
Assistant Commissioner (Uttara) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Quamruzzaman said the reason behind the death will be cleared after getting the post mortem report.
Meanwhile, locals demonstrated in front of the house alleging that the minor domestic help was murdered.