Police recovered the decomposed body of a teenage girl, from a septic tank of her boyfriend’s house at Purba Botla village in Kalkini Upazila of Madaripur on Saturday night, who went missing 11-months ago.
Sahabuddin Akond (24), son of Majid Akon, was engaged in a love affair with Murshida Akter (16), daughter of Chanmia Hawladar of East Botla village of Dasar police station in Madaripur district, according to media reports.
According to sources, Sahabuddin took Murshida away from her home in February last year for medical treatment. But she did not return home.
Murshid's family lodged a General Diary (GD) with Dasar police station on February 18 last year over the issue, according to source, on March 4 last year, Murshidar's mother Mahinur Begum filed a case with the police station accusing five people, including Sahabuddin.
As there was no progress in the case for a long time, the plaintiff applied a court to transfer it to Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) for investigation. Later, the court sent the case to Madaripur detective police for investigation.
After gleaning information from Sahabuddin, the police recovered the decomposed body of Murshid from the septic tank of his house around 8 pm.
Madaripur Additional Superintendent of Police Abdul Hannan Mia confirmed the matter to media that the accused is being further interrogated.