CHATTOGRAM: Police recovered body of an adolescent schoolgirl while a youth was also rescued in injured condition from the spot near a railway track at Patiya upazila in the district on Saturday afternoon.
Police suspected that the youth might have stabbed the girl to death and attempted to commit suicide after the killing over love affair.The deceased was identified as Rima Akter, 14, daughter of Manjurul Alam of Haidgaon union while the injured youth was Masud, 19, a resident of Amirbhandar area under the same Patiya upazila. The girl was a student of class-VIII of Haidgaon High School while the youth was a mason by profession.
Sources said locals noticed the body and the injured youth near the railway track at Beltal under Dakkhin Bhursi area under the upazila at around 3:00pm. On receiving information, police rushed to the spot. They rescued the body and sent the injured youth to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH).
The bodies of the deceased and the injured bore marks of injuries by sharp weapons. A knife was also recovered from the spot, they said.