Body of 7-year-old boy found inside drain in Mumbai
Police said the body has been sent for post mortem and they are investigating if the boy was kidnapped.mumbai Updated: May 26, 2018 12:52 IST
A day after a seven-year-old boy went missing in Dombivli, the police found his body in a water tank near an under-construction building on Friday afternoon.
Atharva Atmaram Varang was playing near the building in the afternoon, but after he did not return home till late night, his parents approached the Manpada police. His father is an auto-rickshaw driver.
The police registered a kidnapping case against an unidentified person. However, after the body was found, they have registered an accidental death report.
Suresh Raut, police inspector from Manpada police station, said, “Fire brigade and civic officials were searching for the boy in the drainage lane all night. The body was found on Friday afternoon in a water tank near the under-construction building.”
He said that the body has been sent for post mortem, and they are investigating if the boy was kidnapped.
The police have taken the parents’ statement, after which an ADR was registered.