Bodies of teenage girl, youth recovered from Buriganga River

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 13:50, Nov 03,2017


The bodies of a teenage girl and a youth, who went missing after jumping off first Buriganga Bridge in South Keraniganj on Wednesday, were recovered from Buriganga River on Friday morning.

Locals spotted two floating bodies in Hasnabad Trawler ghat area, the east side of Postgola Bridge, in the morning and informed police, said sub inspector Rabiul Haq of Hasnabad River Police camp.

Later, police recovered the bodies of Emon, 20, son of Sultan of Sayedabad area and Anika, 18, daughter of Md Ohid Molla of Jatrabari area around 9:00am.

They might have committed suicide out of frustration or anger, he said.

The bodies will be handed over to family members without autopsy as per their request, the police official said.

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