KOHAT: The decomposed body of a seven-year-old boy missing since November 9 was recovered from a drain in the cantonment area here on Saturday.

The police said the boy was identified by his father from his clothes.

A security guard of the general post office, Mansoor Ahmed had reported to the cantonment police that his son, Mohammad Abdullah, had gone out of his house for playing on Nov 9, but did not return.

The family and the police had since been searching for him.

The body was taken to the KDA Teaching Hospital for autopsy, where doctors confirmed that the death occurred due to drowning.

Published in Dawn, November 29th, 2020

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