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School boy killed for ransom in Khulna

Published : Friday, 3 February, 2023 at 3:21 PM  Count : 651

Nirob Mandal

Nirob Mandal

Police recovered the body of a student, who was allegedly abducted by fellows, from a classroom of his school in Dumuria upazila of Khulna district on Friday.

The deceased Nirob Mandal, 13, son Shekhar Mandal, and was a student of class-VII in Gutudia ACGB Secondary School.

Police also detained five students, aged between 12 to 15 years, of the same school for questioning.  

They are students of Class-IX -- Sohel, Hirok Roy, Pintu Mondal, Piyal Roy of class-X, Deep Mandal of class-VI.

Sheikh Koni Mia, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Station, said on Thursday afternoon after the classes of second shift, Piyal Roy called Nirob and taken him to a abandoned house near to the school and locked him there.

Later, Sohel contacted Nirob’s father over phone from two separate numbers and demanded Tk 30 lakh ransom. Both of them locked in altercation over the issue.

The agitated boys than allegedly killed Nirob and hanged the body from the ceiling fan of a classroom.  

The victim’s father immediately informed the Dumuria Police Station and also registered a general diary.

Getting the compliant, police using the tech surveillance traced out numbers and detained Sohel from Zero Point area of Khulna around 12am on Friday.

After his confession, police detained rest of the suspects and recovered the body of Nirob from one of the classrooms of his school.


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