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Newly-married Couple Found Dead On Campus Of Visva-Bharati University

Written By Press Trust Of India | Mumbai | Published:

A newly-married couple was found dead at Visva-Bharati university campus in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said on Saturday. The bodies were found near Cheena Bhavana, located within the campus, on Friday late night, the police said.

The Department of Chinese Language & Culture of Visva-Bharati University is known as Cheena Bhavana.

The dead were identified as 18-year-old Somnath Mahato and 19-year-old Abantika, a police officer said.

The couple had got married recently and both of them were students of Srinanda High School at Bolpur, the police officer said.

Somnath had appeared for Higher Secondary Examinations this year and Abantika had appeared for class 10 board examinations, the police official said. Though it appears to be a case of suicide, it can be confirmed only after the most-mortem examination report arrives, a senior officer of Bolpur police station said.

"Our security personnel informed us about the matter after they spotted the bodies near Cheena Bhavana. We will look into the matter and the authority may issue an order to find out how they had entered the campus at late night," the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Visva-Bharati, Anirban Sarkar, said.

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