Teenager’s body recovered in Noakhali

Published : 29 Dec 2020 08:44 PM

Police recovered the body of a teenage boy at Senbag upazila in Noakhali on Tuesday morning.

The deceased was identified as Md Shakil, 17, son of Jasim Uddin of Jamidarhat colony in Begumganj upazila of the district. He was an urchin boy.

Locals said that the boy used to live with his parents and used to collect bottles and old accessories from the street. He went out of home on Monday morning and did not return home since then. Other urchin boys spotted his floating body at Chhamirmunsirhat canal in the morning.

Informed by locals, police went to the spot and recovered the body, said Senbag Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Abdul Baten Mridha.

The body was sent to Noakhali General Hospital morgue for autopsy, he added.

However, deceased’s mother said Shakil was an epilepsy patient.