Police yesterday arrested a woman for her alleged involvement in killing her stepson in Morrelganj upazila the day before.
The arrestee, Ferdousi Begum, 25, was wife of Miraj Mollah of Badnibhanga village in the upazila.
Miraj got separated with his first wife and married Ferdousi when his son, slain Siam, 6, was only three-year-old.
Officer in Charge (OC) of Morrelganj Police Station KM Azizul Islam said after failing to trace his son on Monday, Miraj informed them about the matter.
On suspicion, when police questioned Ferdousi, she confessed that she strangled the minor boy to death.
Later, according to Ferdousi’s confessional statement, police recovered Siam’s body from the heap of garbage next to a toilet of her house yesterday morning and sent it to Bagerhat Sadar Hospital for autopsy.
Filling of a case is under process, the OC added.