Jalpaiguri: Bodies of two youths were recovered from the Birbiti riverbed in the Birpara area of Alipurduar district in North Bengal. The youths have been identified as sachin Kheria (25) and Raju Orao (30). Orao was a resident of Dalgaon tea garden in Birpara.
According to sources, both the youth went missing from the day of the Swaraswati Puja. A missing complaint was filed at Birpra Police Station on Tuesday by the family members.
Today locals spotted hands and legs of the youths in the riverbed and informed the police. Police rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies. Additional Superintendent of Police of Alipurduar also arrived at the spot. Sniffer dogs were pressed into service for the sake of investigation.
Inspector-in-Charge of Birpara Police Station Debasish Das said that the bodies have been sent for post mortem and investigation has already started.