Police recovered the body of a young girl from the capital’s Khilkhet area on Saturday morning.
The girl, aged around 25, could not be identified immediately. Her body was sent to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
“We are preliminarily suspecting that she might have been suffocated to death and buried. We are trying to identify the victim with the help of fingerprint-matching techniques,” he said.
The autopsy report would help ascertain the reason for her death, said the police official.