Identity found 4 months after burial; friends kill, dump body in lake
Published : Saturday, 21 September, 2019 at 12:37 PM Count : 326
Four months after burial, police have found identity of a teenage boy's body recovered from a lake at Purbachar suburb in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj.
Tasin, 17, along with eight friends went to Purbachal suburb to see Raghurampur Jhil in the upazila on May 2. At one stage, Tasin's friends killed him and dumped the body in the lake.
Local people spotted a floating body of a teenager in the lake on May 3 and informed police, said Bholabo Police Investigation Center in-charge Shafiqul Islam.
Police, later, recovered the body. Beside autopsy, they tried to identify the boy.
Police buried the body at Kalni graveyard under Daudpur union in the upazila as identity of the body could not be known despite four days passed.
In-charge Shafiqul said he captured photo of the body and posted it on facebook for identification.
In current month, Touhidul Islam Robin, younger brother of the deceased, saw the photo and identified his brother.
Last week, mother of the deceased Halima Begum came to Bholabo Police Outpost and confirmed that the deceased is their missing son Tasin.
The teenage boy lived in Tilpapara area in city's Khilgaon along with his family and worked at a cloth shop there.
On May 2, he went out of home but did not return.
Shafiqul also said police collected names of some close friends of Tasin from his family, and detained CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver Imran of Tilpara area.
In primary interrogation, he disclosed they nine friends went to Raghurampur area to travel on May 2 and went to lake for bathing. Tasin drowned as he did not know swim. But His words seemed suspicious to police.
The law enforcers, later, detained three-- Shawon, Abbas and Shameem as per his information. They echoed Imran's words.
They were produced before court and sought seven-day remand against them but the court granted two-day remand against them.
In questioning, they revealed that they started planning to kill Tasin from December 31 over previous enmity.
On May 2, they took him to Purbachal, strangulated him to death and dumped the body in the waterbody.
The detainees gave their confessional statement to the murder before the court of Narayanganj Senior Judicial Magistrate Mahmudul Mohsin.