17 December 2019
Jajpur: The body of a schoolgirl, who had gone missing yesterday in Tantighai Ghat, was found on Tuesday. Her cousin’s body was retrieved yesterday when the duo slipped into waters in a bid to click a perfect selfies.
The two girls, Nazreen Begum (19) and Saista Begum (17) had gone to Tantighai Ghat of Kharashrota River on Sunday morning to take a bath. But before taking bath, the duo started clicking selfies with a mobile phone.
In a bid to get the perfect click, both accidentally slipped in the river. Some locals, who were standing nearby, immediately swung into action and jumped into the water to save them. But only Nazreen was able to be rescued, while Saista got swept away in the river’s strong current.
Saista’s body was found today by the Fire Service personnel who launched a search operation since yesterday.