Police recovered the decomposed body of a schoolboy from Dakkhinkhan area of the city on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Imam Hossain, 17, a Class-X student of Imarat Hossain Adarsha High School and son of Nizamuddin of the area.
Locals spotted the body of Imam with its half buried under sand on the south side of Dobadia Rahmannagar Project in the area around 8:30pm and informed police.
Later, sub-inspector Nizamuddin of Uttarkhan Police Station recovered the body and sent it to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Family sources said Imam went missing on March 13 evening after his friend Sabbir called him out of their residence.
Later, his elder brother filed a general diary with Dakshinkhan police station on March 16.
Schoolboy’s decomposed body recovered