Dhaka, Mar 1: Two deceased brother and sister at the city’s Banasree were murdered as per forensic reports done at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).
According to forensic experts, the two siblings—Nusrat Aman, 12 and Alvi Aman, 6–were murdered that found during postmortem of the bodies.
The DMCH forensic experts sent viscera of the two minor kids to the Central Chemical Examination laboratory at Mohakhali for chemical analysis to determine whether poison was mixed with their food or they had died due to food poisoning.
“We are predicting that the children were murdered. We found marks of injury on the necks of both children. Besides, dozens of marks of injury were found on different parts of their bodies,” Dr Sohel Mahmud, a teacher of the Department of Forensic Medicine at DMCH told reporters.
A forensic expert who did the autopsy of the two bodies, on condition of anonymity, said that the tongues of the children were found bitten.
According to him, “If someone is murdered by suffocation or strangled, his or her tongue is usually found bitten. Besides, clotting blood was found in their eyes, and there were bruises of nails on their necks.”
Abul Hossain, uncle of Nusrat and Alvi, came to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in the early afternoon to receive the bodies.
He said, “The parents of the Nusrat and Alvi have already left for Jamalpur. The children will be buried there.”
Two siblings died mysteriously at Banasree in the capital on Monday night.
Their parents alleged that the children went to bed in the early afternoon after eating food brought from a Chinese restaurant at the previous night, but they did not awake up from sleep. They were later taken to the hospital where doctors pronounced them dead.
Police also detained the owner of the Chinese restaurant for questioning.
Nusrat was a Class V student of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, while Alvi was a Nursery student of Holy Crescent School. Their father Md Amanullah is a businessman and mother Jesmine Akter is a housewife. The couple had the two children.