Two children’s dead bodies found in the capital
Sabujbagh thana police of the capital on Friday morning recovered bodies of two children from different part of the area. According to the police officials, the deceased were identified as Shamim Hossain, 12, and Saik Sadaf Ifty, 5.Shamim’s body was recovered from a canal and Ifthy’s body from a septic tank, two kilometers away from the canal where Shamim’s body found, police said.
According to neighbours of both families, Shamim’s father is an auto-rickshaw driver while Ifty’s father works at power department’s Dohar office. Both children live in the area with their families.
Police said Shamim had tripped and fell into the WASA drainage canal at Purba Basabo on Thursday while playing with his friends.
Fire Service control room official Mizanur Rahman said their divers found his body around 9am Friday.
Meanwhile, Ifty’s body was recovered from the gangrenous tank of a house at Uttar Manikdi.
The bodies were sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Police primarily suspected that the two children accidentally fell into the septic tank and the canal while playing.
Sabujbagh police Sub-Inspector Babu Sarkar said, “The tank had no cover. We think the boy fell in while playing.”
But the causes of both children’s deaths would be determined after the autopsies, he added.