The half-decomposed body of a 16-year-old teen on Saturday was recovered from a paddy field five days after he went missing from his home in Shailkupa upazila of the district.
The deceased was identified as Hridoy Hossain, son of Tota Mia of Jungalia village under the upazila.
Selim Akter, a member of Kacherkoul Union Parishad, said the youth left his house after an argument with his parents five days back.
Locals spotted the body in the paddy field in the morning and subsequently informed the law enforcers.
Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shailkupa police station, said they sent the body to Sadar Hospital for autopsy after recovering from the field.
The youth might have been killed but a concrete reason will be known after the postmortem, the OC added.
Source: United News of Bangladesh