Three girls who went missing on Friday were found dead and their bodies were found floating on a river in Bareilly on Saturday. Police suspect it to be a case of triple murder and have not ruled out the possibility of the trio being raped before the murder.
According to the information provided by Bareilly police, the girls were cousins and hailed from Saunjana village of Meerganj. Early Friday, they went out to attend nature’s call and suddenly disappeared.
Their family members tried to search the whole locality to find them but in vain. On Saturday morning, one of the victim’s body was found floating in the Bhakhda river near Pahadpur village.
Later on the day, the bodies of two other girls were also found floating in the same river by the local police. Panic gripped the area as the news of the suspected triple murder spread like wildfire.
After receiving the information, senior police officials also reached the spot for further investigations in the case. The dead bodies of the three girls were sent for post-mortem later on. The police suspect rivalry as the main cause of murder and said that the investigation have been launched in the case in full swing.