Sensation prevails after a 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy are found hanging in East Lakshibil area under Bishalgarh police station of Sepahijala district in Tripura on Friday.

The bodies of the teenagers were recovered on Friday at 7 am from a rubber garden owned by one Sudhanshu Debnath.

According to the family members of the girl, the deceased duo had a love affair.

It is suspected that the duo committed suicide.

The girl was a Class 10 student of Bishalgarh East Lakshibil School and a resident of Deshbandhu Colony area in South Champamura.

The boy, who was a resident of Chikanchhara area, was working in a shop, sources said.

Sources said the boy was a school dropout and studied till Class IX.

As the duo was found hanging by locals in the morning on Friday, the police were informed.

On being informed a team of police from Bishalgarh police station reached the spot.

The brother of the deceased girl told reporters that his sister came out of their home for school on Thursday morning.

“But she didn’t return home in the afternoon,” the deceased girl’s brother said.

He said they first thought she might have gone for private tuition after school as she did not return home in the afternoon.

As she did not return home even at night, the family members went to the police station and filed a missing case at the Bishalgarh police station.

And on Friday morning, the bodies of the girl along with a boy were recovered from a rubber garden.

”The girl was in school uniform. Both of them used one rope to hang,” locals said.

The girl’s brother revealed that they came to know about the love affair between the two deceased.

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