Police recovered the hanging body of a six-year-old girl from an abandoned house near Matuail Medical College area in Dhaka today.
The deceased Ruhi Karim was a first grader of a local school and daughter of the institution’s canteen manager Rezwaul Karim, said Kadamtali Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abdul Jalil.
Family members said Ruhi went out to play with herfriends at noon in the area but did not return home ever since.
Later, her body, wrapped in a lungi, was found hanging from the window bars of the ground floor around 3:00pm, the OC added.
Police suspect that he [Ruhi] died due to suffocation.
One person was detained for interrogation in this connection, who is allegedly an addicted cousin of the victim, the police official said.