Nazmul, 14, son of Al Amin of Badalgachhi upazila in Naogaon, was a class IX student of Khadail High School.
Quoting family sources, Abdul Latif Khan, officer-in-charge of Akkelpur Police Station, said Nazmul had gone out of his home on Friday after getting a phone call and remained missing since then.
Later, someone made a phone call to the family of Nazmul and demanded Tk 15 lakh as ransom.
The victim’s family then filed a case at Badalgachhi Police Station on Saturday.
On Wednesday morning, locals spotted the body of a boy in a sack and informed police who recovered it.
Nazmul’s mother and uncle identified the body.
Police sent the body to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.
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