Police arrest youth over killing minor after abduction

Published: May 01, 2018 19:18:50 | Updated: May 02, 2018 12:48:37

Law enforcers have arrested a man from Mirerbag Balurmath area in Keraniganj of Dhaka district in a case filed over killing a schoolboy after abduction.

The deceased was identified as Md Sohag Khan, 11, son of Md Idris Khan of Mirerbag area, reports UNB.

Sub-inspector Md Ashraful Alam of Keraniganj Police Station said Shahin, a neighbour of the victim, kidnapped the boy on Monday noon and demanded Tk 5,00,000 from his father over mobile phone.

Shahin also threatened to kill the boy if the family fails to provide the money or inform police.

Later in the afternoon, the victim's family filed a case with Keraniganj Police Station in this regard.

Police spotted Shahin with technological help and caught him from his house in the evening.

Later, following Shahin's confessional statement, police recovered body of the schoolboy from under the bed in shahin's room.

Failing to get the money, Shahin strangulated the boy to death and kept the body under his bed, police said.

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