Narayanganj, December 15: A teenage factory worker was killed by pumping air through his rectum to the body at BR Spinning Mill of Mahajampur area under Sonargaon upazila in the district on Wednesday night.
The diseased worker was identified as Md Yamin, 16, son of Shahjahan Mia of Araaihazar upazila.
Police detained one Raihan, 18, victim’s coworker for alleged involvement in the incident.
Sonargaon thana duty officer sub-inspector Abdul Alim said that Yamin and Raihan were cleaning the cotton stuck on their bodies after work around 9:45 pm Wednesday, using an air pump.
At one stage Raihan pumped air into Yamin’s rectum leaving him ill. He, however, died while he was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, he said.
In July, a 10-year-old child worker of a spinning mill in Narayanganj was killed after air was pumped through his rectum in the factory.