Delhi: 3 year old boy found dead in public toilet; undergarments, biscuits, and money found nearby
A three-year-old boy's body was found in a public toilet in Shahdara's Jhilmil Industrial Area, a slum complex, according to authorities on Friday.
A three-year-old boy's body was found in a public toilet in Shahdara's Jhilmil Industrial Area, a slum complex, according to authorities on Friday. Authorities said that they had established the identification of the little youngster who was living in the slum cluster with his parents.
Although the body showed no evident signs of trauma, a senior police officer reported that the child's undergarments, biscuit packages, and some cash were found nearby. The actual cause of death is currently under investigation, according to police, but won't be known until a post-mortem report is received.
The boy received Rs 15 from his mother on Thursday about 3 p.m., according to the preliminary investigation. buy packs of biscuits However, his body wasn't discovered until a half-hour later by someone who was in the same slum complex. The person told the police about the circumstance, a senior police officer reported.
The boy's body was apparently found by four neighborhood boys as they went to the public toilet at around 4 o'clock, according to media reports. One of them informed the police of the situation by making a phone call. As the issue was being investigated, police and a forensics team arrived on the site. Later, the body was taken to the Guru Teg Bhadur Hospital in Delhi's mortuary.
Although a thorough investigation is being conducted, police have currently ruled out the possibility of a sexual assault and stated that there are no CCTV cameras installed near the slum cluster. The senior police officer continued, "No case has yet been registered in the matter as we are still investigating the actual cause of death, which will only be determined after the post-mortem examination."
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