The bodies of four boys were recovered from a pond in village Randhunimura in Hajiganj municipality of Chandpur on Tuesday, a day after they went missing.
The deceased were identified as Rahul, 13, Shamim, 11, son of Wasim, Raihan, 11, son of Ahsan and Liyon, 9, son of Nazrul Islam, residents of Shuku Chairman Bari in the village.
Jabedul Islam, officer-in-charge of Hajiganj police station, said that the minors went missing on Monday evening while playing beside the pond.
Local people suspected that they might have slipped into the pond while playing and drowned.
Later in the morning, victims’ family members found their bodies afloat in the pond.
Family members, however, claimed that all of the victims knew how to swim.
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