Nabarangpur, Feb 6: Two minor girls have gone missing from Raighar area under Kundei police station limits since Tuesday. Family members of the missing girls alleged that both of them might have been abducted for human sacrifice purpose in the upcoming Mandei festival.
The missing girls have been identified as Lakshmi Pandey (9) and Panchabati Tiwari (8). The family members of the girls said that Lakshmi had been to her uncle’s house when she met the other girl.
“As both of them were known to each other, both of them went to play but did not return. We searched both of them everywhere but failed to trace them. We suspect that both of them have been abducted for sacrifice,” said a family member.