Cops recover bodies of two teenage ethnic girls in Chattogram

Published: May 19, 2018 15:42:44 | Updated: May 20, 2018 11:52:03

Two teenage girls of ethnic minority were found dead at Jangal Mahadevpur hilly village in Sitakunda upazila in Chattogram on Friday night.

The deceased were identified as Sukhlati Tripura, 15, daughter of Falin Tripura and Chhobi Rani Tripura, 12, daughter of Sumon Tripura of the village.

Being informed by locals, police recovered the bodies from a house in Tripura Para around 8 pm and sent those to Chittagong Medical College Hospital for autopsy, said Mozammel Haq, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Sitakunda Police Station.

The cause of their death could not be known immediately, he added.

Father of Sukhlati Tripura alleged that stalker Abul Hossain and his associates killed the girls after 'rape' as his daughter refused the proposal to build up love affair.

The bodies were found hanged and reports add that they were fed poison in a bid to frame the incident as suicide, adds victim’s father, reports UNB.

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