Dhaka, Bangladesh
Child killed, his dismembered body hung from tree

Child killed, his dismembered body hung from tree

News Desk: The mutilated body of a five-year-old boy has been found hanging from a tree in Dirai Upazila of Sunamganj. The frightful scene made the local people shuddered. The little boy was identified as 'Tuhin', the son of Abdul Basit hailing from the Upazila's Kejaura village, said Dirai Police OC KM Nazrul. The OC said, quoting relatives, the family had gone to bed after dinner but were woken up by the screams of Tuhin's cousin sister Sabina Begum, who found the door of the house open around 3 am on Monday. They later realised that Tuhin was not home and began to search for the child. "The family later found his body hanging from a tree next to a mosque near the house." Two knives were seen stuck to the child's stomach when the police recovered the body, said the OC, while his ears and genital had also been dismembered. Police are investigating the murder. The body has been sent to Sunamganj Sadar Hospital for autopsy. Father of the deceased, said: "I don't know who took my son away at night and why killed him so mercilessly. I'm just a farmer and don't have such enmity with anyone." The child's father is taking a preparation to file a case. (Inputs taken from bdnews24.com)

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