Kolkata: A newly-married teenager couple was found dead at Visva-Bharati University campus located in Birbhum district. The police confirmed the incident on Saturday. The couple bodies were found on Friday, near Cheena Bhavana which is located within the campus, police said. The Department of Chinese Language & Culture of Visva-Bharati University is commonly known as Cheena Bhavana.
According to the source, the deceased were identified as 18-year-old Somnath Mahato and 19-year-old Abantika. The police officials added that the both the deceased were students of Srinanda High School at Bolpur and the duo recently got married.
As stated in the reports, Somnath had appeared for Higher Secondary Examinations this year and Abantika had appeared for high school examinations. A senior officer of Bolpur police station told PTI that in the preliminary investigation, it appears to be a case of suicide but it can be confirmed only after the post-mortem examination report arrives.
The security personnel informed the police about the matter after they spotted the bodies near Cheena Bhavana. Police will look into the matter and the authority may issue an order to find out how they had entered the campus at late night. However, further investigation in the case is underway and the post-mortem reports are awaited for any further investigation.