The minor girl had gone missing since on Saturday evening.
According to the information, the deceased, Amrita Das, left her house last evening to attend a tuition class at Babalpur on Saturday. But she didn’t return. Later, her family members launched a search but in vain.
Late in the night, some local residents found her school bag near a pond and subsequently her body was found floating in the pond.
On being informed, the local police reached the spot and fished out the body.
Meanwhile, her family members alleged that she has been killed. “Amrita had an altercation with few youths of the area after they passed lewd remarks. They also alleged that the youths had threatened to kill her,” said her family members.
The deceased’s family members filed a written complaint at the police station and demanded justice for the girl.