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Tribal girls go missing in Odisha, return later

THE ASIAN AGE. | AKSHAYA KUMAR SAHOO
Published : Apr 10, 2018, 6:53 am IST
Updated : Apr 10, 2018, 6:54 am IST

When the students regained their consciousness after sometime, they found the three girls missing from the spot.

The hostel authorities informed the matter to police and filed a complaint following which a search operation was launched to trace the girls.
 The hostel authorities informed the matter to police and filed a complaint following which a search operation was launched to trace the girls.

Koraput: Three girl students from a tribal hostel who, on Sunday night, went missing under mysterious circumstances after going out to answer nature’s call outdoors returned to the school campus on Monday morning. It was alleged that the girls were abducted by some unidentified persons.

As per reports, at around 10 pm on Sunday, a group of seven girls from Sevashram School in Parajabedapadar area of the Dasmantpur block had gone out of their hostel to answer natures call. While four of them returned, three went missing.

“We have no toilets in our hostel and usually go outdoors at night to relieve ourselves. While attending nature’s call, suddenly some miscreants flashed lights on us. While some of us screamed and ran helter-skelter, others including the three girls (two from class 6 and one from class 9)  fell unconscious,” one of the girls informed.

When the students regained their consciousness after sometime, they found the three girls missing from the spot.

The hostel authorities informed the matter to police and filed a complaint following which a search operation was launched to trace the girls.

“We have registered a case and are examining the reason of their disappearance and subsequent return to the hostel,” said the local police.

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