The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police on Monday arrested a guard of Chattogram Medical College Hospital morgue for his sexual act with dead bodies, known as necrophilia.
The arrestee is Mohammad Selim, 48, hailing from Laksham upazila in Cumilla.
CID made the arrest from CMCH area at 4 pm and in primary interrogation he confessed to having sex with two female corpses, said Md Shahnewaz Khaled, CID’s Special Superintendent of police in Chattogram.
Shahnewaz Khaled said CID started an investigation after finding the same man’s sperm in High Vaginal Swabs (HVS) collected during autopsies of two female corpses kept in CMCH morgue in February and April last year.
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They collected DNA samples of Selim during the probe and it matched with the semen found in the two corpses.
SP Shahnewaz said usually autopsies are not done immediately after bringing the bodies into the morgue.
“We suspect Selim has done the act on more dead bodies. CID will file a case on allegation of unsocial fornication against him at Panchlaish police station,” he said.
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To interrogate him CID will seek to take Selim under remand after producing him before court, he added.