Police recovered the body of a 13-year-old domestic help from her employer’s house in East Goran area of Dhaka this evening.
The deceased Minara Khatun, daughter of Ali Sardar of Chitalmari upazila of Bagerhat, had been working for the last three years at the residence of one Ruhul Amin, a government bank employee, police said.
Ruhul Amin’s wife found her body hanging from a ceiling fan after she returned from her daughter’s coaching centre, said Kazi Mainul Islam, officer-in-charge of Khilgaon Police Station.
The reason behind her death could not be known immediately.
“Only after getting the autopsy report, will we come to know the actual cause of her death,” the OC said.
Her body was sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) for an autopsy, he added.