Police recovered the body of a high school student from Pakhitiki area near Sylhet-Tamabil highway of Jaintapur upazila early Friday, eight days after his abduction, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Shri Pulok Chandra Raut, 14, son of Panna Lal Raut, a resident of Uttar Baurbhag village of the upazila and an SSC examinee of Charikata High School.
Police said Pulok went missing on December 10 on his way back home from school.
His father filed a general Diary with Jaintapur Model Police Station in this connection.
After tracking mobile phones, police on Thursday arrested Abdul Kuddus, 18, and Sahab Uddin, 18, both residents of the village, in connection with the incident, said sub-inspector Mintu of the police station.
During primary interrogation, the two arrestees confessed they killed the boy after abduction.
Based on the information gleaned from the arrestees, police recovered the body of Pulok from Pakhitiki area and sent it to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital, said Safiul Kabir, officer-in-charge of the police sStation.
“Police is also trying to arrest another accused abductor Swapon Biswas, 22, in this connection,’ added the OC.