Police recovered the decomposed body of a youth from a septic tank at Sharai area under Haragach thana in the city on Friday eleven days after he went missing.
The deceased was identified as Sumon, 21, son of Abdur Rahim, a resident of Kazipara area under the thana.
Victim’s father filed a general diary after family members failed to trace him despite a frantic search with Haragach police station.
Shohidullah Kawsar, additional deputy commissioner of Rangpur metropolitan police, said police after investigation recovered the body from the septic tank beside Sharai mosque in the evening.
Police detained the victim’s wife for interrogation, he added.