Police recovered a headless body of a madrasa student from Piarikhola village in Matlab Dakshin upazila on Monday noon.
The deceased was identified as Sohel Rana, 17, son of Jamir Hossain of the village. He was a student of Nandikhola Madrasa here.
Locals found the body on the bank of his uncle’s pond and informed the police.
Swapan Kumar Aich, officer-in-charge of Matlab Dakshin Police Station, said police recovered the body but could not find the head of the body.
However, the body was sent to Chandpur hospital morgue for autopsy.
A case was filed with the police station, the OC added.