Agartala: Sensation prevails in Manichhara village of Khowai district after dead bodies of a couple were found from a secluded area. This village is about 56 KMs away from Agartala.
The police said that body of a couple was recovered from the Manaichhara area of Khowai district on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Prakash Bhushan Munda (56), and his wife Moni Munda (46).
The two bodies were recovered from a place adjacent to the iron bridge in Manaichhara area at around 7 am on Wednesday morning.
A huge police force including the Khowai sub-divisional police officer rushed to the spot. The police dog squad was also deployed for investigation.
As per reports, Prakash Bhushan Munda and his wife Moni Munda was given the responsibility to look after the house of one Ganesh Debbarma, a retired government employee and resident of Manaichhara.
Reportedly, most of the time Ganesh Debbarma remained out of station for his personal work, therefore the couple was given the responsibility of looking after his house.
Sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Rajib Sutradhar said, “On receiving the information, a huge police force rushed to the spot. Locals believe the woman was gang-raped and both she and her husband were murdered”.
He also said that a case was registered and an investigation is underway into the incident. The forensic team and the dog squad were also deployed to investigate. The incident has caused shock wave unrest in the area.
The locals also suspect that the woman was forced and raped and when her husband tried to intervene, both of them were murdered brutally which can be understood looking at the condition of the bodies, said one of the locals while speaking to the media.
It is worthy to mention that the crime against women after a dip for few months has yet again increased in the region.
Another Man found dead under mysterious condition in Agartala city
Meanwhile, another body of a youth was recovered from the outskirts of Agartala city.
The deceased was identified as Gouranga Sarkar, a resident of the PCI brick industry area.
Reportedly he was spending nights on the streets after his family dumped him due to his mental disorder.