Two minor girls, who went missing on Monday evening, were found dead in a pond of Purbo Uchna village in Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat district on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Mariam Akhter, 6, daughter of Rubel Hossain, and her cousin Munira Parvin, 5, daughter of Mokhlesur Rahman of the area, reports UNB.
Md Mansur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Panchbibi Police Station, said the two children went to the nearby house of their relatives on Monday evening for having dinner. They went missing while returning home.
Their bodies were found floating in the pond on Tuesday morning, he said, adding that they recovered those on information.
The bodies were sent to Joypurhat Modern Hospital morgue for autopsy, OC added.