A teenager from a CPM supporter’s family has been raped and murdered in Nandigram.
The dead body of Dipanwita Jana was found floating on the Haldi river this afternoon.
She was a first year geography (Honours) student at local Sitananda College.
She was missing since she left home for a private tuition on Monday morning.
She was a resident of Balarampur, 7km from Nandigram.
The teen’s uncle who had contested for a seat in the Nandigram 2 Panchayat Samity in 2008, lodged a complaint in the evening alleging that the girl had been raped and murdered.
A police officer said the decomposed body had multiple injuries. “Preliminary investigations suggest rape and murder”.
East Midnapur’s district Secretariat member Ashok Guria, alleged Trinamul’s hand in the murder.