A college student was found murdered under mysterious circumstances near her home at Sagardighi in Murshidabad.
Berhampore: A college student was found murdered under mysterious circumstances near her home at Sagardighi in Murshidabad. The victim, Shehnaz Sultana (20), was a first-year BA student at Jangipur College in the district. She was hacked to death late on Friday night at Sahebnagar village. Her throat was slit. Shehnaz’s father, a daily labourer, said that his daughter went for nature’s call at around 10 pm. When she did not return home, her family members went to search for her. On the way they found her lying dead with cut marks on throat. The police recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem. According to preliminary investigation, Shehnaz was brutally murdered by a sharp cutting weapon.
The motive may be a previous revenge, the police suspect. A case on murder charge has been initiated at the Sagardighi police station. Possibility of an affair and a family fued have come under the scanner. No one was arrested till the last report came in.