HABIGANJ: Two missing five-year-old boys have been found dead from a pond near their house, a day after they disappeared, police said.
Bodies of the two kids were recovered from the village of Ballabpur of Bariudi union of Baniachang upazila on Tuesday (August 27). They reportedly went missing from Monday (August 26) noon.
The deceased were identified ad Salman Ahmed, 5, son of Choyful Mia and Taif Ahmed, 5, son of Tofazzul Haque. The fathers of the two children are Kuwaiti expatriates.
Officer-in-Charge of Baniachang Police Station (OC) Rashed Mubarak told Banglanews that Salman and Tofazzal were not found since Monday noon. Later, the family members made an announcement about their disappearance in the area.
In this morning, locals spotted bodies of the two children floating in the pond near their house and informed police.
Later, two bodies were recovered from the spot and sent to Habiganj Modern District Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Family members doubted that the two children were drowned in the water. However, the police official said that they will investigate whether there was any other reason behind the death.
BDST: 1255 HRS, AUG 27, 2019