Boy killed by ‘friends’ for money in Nilphamari
01 February 2015, Nirapad News: A boy has been strangulated to death allegedly by his friends for money at Kaliganj village in Jaldhaka upazila.
The victim was identified as Saheb Uddin Ghutu, 14, son of Badsha Mahmud of the village. Locals spotted the body of Ghutu in a bamboo cluster on Monday morning and informed police. Later, the law enforcers recovered the body.
They also detained three boys –- Monwar, 15, Salahuddin, 15, and Titu, 11, in connection with the incident.
During interrogation, the trio confessed to killing their friend.
They said they waylaid Ghutu on his way home from his father’s shop in Kaliganj Bazar around 8pm on Sunday on assumption that he had Tk 480 with him. At one stage, they strangulated Ghutu to death as they did not find any money to him after searching his body.
Additional police super Abu Maruf Hossain said the victim’s father filed a case with Jaldhaka Police Station on Monday and the arrested were sent to jail.