Nabarangpur, Feb 7: Bodies of two minor girls who have gone missing from Raighar area under Kundei police station limits since Tuesday wsa found from a well this morning.
The deceased have been identified as Lakshmi Pandey (9) and Panchabati Tiwari (8). As per reports, locals first spotted body of one girkl and immediately informed the police on Friday morning.
Police reached the spot and rescued one body while the second body was also recovered from the same well. Earlier the family members of the girls have alleged that both of them might have been abducted for human sacrifice purpose in the upcoming Mandei festival.
“We have sent the body for post-mortem to ascertain the cause of death. Further investigation in the case is continuing,” said a police official.