8-yr-old boy’s body found in Trilokpuri septic tank

Angry residents resorted to stone-pelting when a police team arrived at the spot to take the body for a post-mortem.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 6, 2012 4:14:59 am

The body of an 8-year-old boy,who had gone missing from outside his Trilokpuri residence on Wednesday evening,was found in an open septic tank of a common lavatory in the locality on Thursday morning.

Prima facie,police have ruled out foul play,as no injury marks were found on the child’s body.

The child,identified as Arun Kumar,lived with his family in Trilokpuri. His body was found in B Block,Trilokpuri.

Angry residents resorted to stone-pelting when a police team arrived at the spot to take the body for a post-mortem.

According to a police officer,the boy was playing outside his house when he disappeared under mysterious circumstances. The family first tried locating the child,but when they couldn’t find him,they informed police.

“It was in the morning that a passer-by discovered the child’s body in an open septic tank of the common lavatory,and informed his family members,” said a senior police officer. Police said the child had probably fallen into the tank and died.

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