02 - 07 - 2020

Girl burnt alive in Tripura

Agartala,March 13,2020:Police are investigating the death of a girl who was burned alive on Thursday  in  Rangacherra village  under Sidhai police station, 25 KM from capital Agartala. Superintendent   of Police, West Tripura   Manik  Das  informed the girl was identified as Manti Deb ( 22) daughter of Sunil Deb who is a farmer. She was MA student. 

Yesterday afternoon, the  deceased girl went to Agartala  as stated by her parents. In evening she returned back by TATA magic  passenger van. After that the girl went missing. Today morning her half burnt body was found  on paddy field  in Rangacherra village, SP stated.

When being asked if the girl was raped before burned alive, SP said right now it cannot  be said as the body was recovered  half burnt but after post mortem it  will be clear.

Meanwhile, police  have named Sourab Pal ,  driver of the van as suspect and  started him  questioning. The mobile phone of the deceased was recovered from the van.