The girl’s family had filed a GD with Gazipur Sadar police station on Nov 10
The deceased is Munia Akhter, 5, daughter of Monjur Hossain from Monipur village in Gazipur district.
The incident occurred around 11am on Saturday.
Gazipur Sadar police station Sub-Inspector (SI) Abdul Bached said the child had gone missing from her house on November 10. On the same day, the family members of the girl had filed a General Diary with Gazipur Sadar police station.
Almost a week later, locals found a decapitated head in Monipur government forest around 11am on Saturday. They also found chopped up parts of the child’s body, arms, and legs lying scattered around the ground.
The incident was a planned killing, the SI said.
The body has been sent to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.