Update August 4, 2015

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Boy killed by air compressor

Sumel Sarker


Boy killed by air compressor

04 August 2015, Nirapad News: A 12-year old boy was killed by forcing air of compressor machine through his anus at Tutpara Kabarkhana area in town on Monday over joining a job at another place.

The deceased was identified as Rakib, 12, son of one Alam Hawlader, hailed from the area.

The alleged killers were identified as owner of Rakib’s previous workplace, Sharif Motors’, Sharif and his assistant Mintu.

Quoting family sources, officer-in-charge (OC) of Khulna Sadar Thana Sukumar Biswas told that Sharif carried Rakib on his motorcycle to his motor garage on Monday afternoon.

Later, with the help of his assistant Mintu, Sharif forcefully pushed pipe of a compressor machine that they use to pump motorcycle tubes into Rakib’s anus and switched it on, he added.

The OC further said, at a stage, Rakib’s abdomen, belly and other parts swelled up and his entrails were torn and the suffered from Lung Barotrauma (burst lung).

Failing to help air out by putting pressure, they, then, took Rakib to a local clinic where the doctors shifted the child to Khulna Medical College and Hospital (KMCH).

Later, doctors of KMCH transferred him to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH). But, Rakib succumbed to his injuries on the way to DMCH at the wee hours of Tuesday, he added.

Meanwhile, local people beat the alleged killers black and blue. Police, later, rescued them and giving treatment at KMCH prison cell, OC added.

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