A 10-year-old boy, who was abducted on Saturday evening, was found murdered Sunday morning near a canal at Kamala municipality-8 in Dhanusa district, the police said.
The local people found the body of Raman, son of Pramod Sah, floating in the canal and informed the police.
Raman had gone missing from his house since Saturday evening. Raman might have been murdered as his body had bruises all over, said Superintendent of Police Chakra Bahadur Singh.
His body has been sent to Janakpur Zonal Hospital for a post-mortem.