A teenage boy was killed as two of his friends allegedly pushed him down from the rooftop of a building in the capital’s Keraniganj area in the early hours on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Jisan, 14, son of Abul Kalam. Hailing from Shibchar upazila of Madaripur district.
According to the victim’s mother Hazera Khatun, Jisan’s friends Sifat and Shakil called him out of their house at dead of night and took him to the rooftop of a six-storey building in the area.
Later, they pushed him off the rooftop, she said.
The teenager was taken to Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital in the capital where doctors declared him dead.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to the hospital morgue for autopsy, said sub-inspector Obaidul Haque of South Keraniganj Police Station.