Missing Ghatshila girl's body fished out of Hooghly river
Kolkata: The body of Susmita Roy, a 20-year-old girl from Ghatshila in Jharkhand who went missing from the city a few days ago, has been identified by her family members on Wednesday.
The family members of the girl alleged that she has been murdered. Police are yet to ascertain the cause of her death. According to the preliminary investigation, police are not ruling out the possibility of the girl committing suicide. She had come to the city for undergoing air-hostess training.
The family members of the victim lodged a complaint with the Kalighat police station. The victim came to the city on December 6 for taking air-hostess training after she enrolled herself for the training from a private company at Park Street.
She was living as a paying guest on Iswar Ganguly Street in Kalighat. She went missing on December 11.
North Port police station recovered the body of the victim from Hooghly river. The family members of the victim identified the body in the morgue on Wednesday.
According to the preliminary investigation, police suspect the victim might have been into a triangular love relationship with two youths from Ghatshila.
After going through the mobile phone of the victim, police came to know that the victim used to video chat with some of her friends. She had also been involved in group chatting. The roommates told police that she used to close the door quite often while doing video chats with friends.
Police said that the victim had an affair with a Ghatshila youth who is school teacher there. After coming to the city, the victim might have developed a relationship with another youth. She used to talk to both through video chat.
The family members of the girl told the police that they had talked to the girl for the last time on December 10.
After failing to contact the girl, her family members called up one of her roommates on December 12, who told them that she had been absconding. The police are looking into all possible angles into the inci- dent.