Bangla border murder mystery continues

  • Syed Sajjad Ali, Hindustan Times, Agartala
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  • Updated: Oct 29, 2010 08:47 IST

Police have failed to get any lead into the investigation over recovery of a decomposed body of a young Indian woman along the border with Bangladesh in Kailasahar of North Tripura district. Police officials believe that the 20- year- old girl, who allegedly eloped from home a month ago, was murdered by her Bangladeshi lover before fleeing across the border.

Report said Dilwara Begum developed a relationship with Tasir Ali of Kulaura area of Shylet district of Bangladesh who was staying in house of Abdul Samad at Irani in Kailasahar. A month ago Dilwara stole a sum of rupees 1,80,000 and gold ornaments amounting rupees 45,000 before disappearing with Tasir.

The coupled even dared to cross the wire fencing in their desperate bid to go to Bangladesh. Meanwhile Abdul Samad lodged a complaint with the police station though did not pursuiade the case believing both solemnized marriage as thought by his fellow villagers.

The incident got a sensational turn when border security force personnel found a decomposed body along the border Monday afternoon. A pair of female and male shoes, some female articles found at the spot.

Senior BSF and police officers and villagers in large number rushed to the area after recovery of body which was decomposed and in bad shape due to attacks by animals. Abdul Samad identified the body as of his daughter by recognising her garments and shoes.

“Tashir fled with valuables after murdering the girl just inside the Indian territory. He slipped the shoes in hasty”, a north Tripura district police officer informed over phone from Kailasahar. He added that postmortem of the deceased was done, but the corpse required a detailed forensic examination for sake of complete investigation.

 

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