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Odisha: ‘Lesbian partners’ found dead under mysterious circumstances  


Baripada: In a shocking turn of events, two girls, including a minor, from Mayurbhanj district were found hanging in a room near Tatanagar in Jharkhand last night. However, it is yet to be ascertained whether it is a case of murder or suicide.

The deceased have been identified as Rashmita (16), daughter of one Jayant Nayak of Patharkhama village under Bangriposi police limits and Gudia Patra (25) of Jhinei village under Kuliana police limits in Mayurbhanj district .

Sources said after the two went missing on Tuesday, Rashmita’s father had lodged a complaint at Bangriposi police station. Last night, both were found hanging from the ceiling of a room at Laldungri near Tatanagar in Jharkhand.

Though the exact cause behind their death is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the two young girls were in a lesbian relationship and were staying in that room after eloping from their houses.

Meanwhile, police have begun an investigation into the incident.