Siblings die of 'pesticide poisoning' in Dhaka
Published : Monday, 5 June, 2023 at 6:42 PM Count : 824
Two siblings died after inhaling toxic insecticide, intended to kill cockroaches, at their home in Dhaka’s Bashundhara residential area on Sunday.
The deceased were – Shayen Mobarat Jahin, 15, and his brother Shahil Mobarat Johan, 9 – both were sons of Mobarak Hossain and Sharmin Jahan Lima.
On Sunday, they returned to the house and fell sick after inhaling the pesticide.
They were rushed to Evercare Hospital in Dhaka, they said.
Nine-year-old Johan died early Sunday and Jahin breathed his last at night while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Bhatara Police Station officer-in-charge Md Asaduzzaman confirmed the death matters.
The deceased’s father was taking preparation to file a complaint in this regard, the OC added.