Meghalaya: They were last seen on September 20th at their residence
In a heart-wrenching development, the lifeless bodies of two young individuals, who had mysteriously disappeared from their homes over two weeks ago, have been discovered in a forest within the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. Authorities have initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding their tragic demise.
The victims have been identified as Phibankyntiew Sun, an 18-year-old girl, and Walambok Kurbah, a 20-year-old boy. Both hailed from Marbisu village, situated in the Mawphlang sub-division of the district. The last known sighting of the pair was at their residence on September 20, at approximately 5 pm.
Sources reveal that the lifeless bodies of these two youths were located within the confines of a dense forest in the Traw Saitkhlieh region of the district. Shockingly, Phibankyntiew’s remains were discovered on Tuesday, October 3rd, while the body of Walambok was found the following morning, October 4th, upstream from the initial discovery site.
𝗠𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗗𝗲𝗲𝗽𝗲𝗻𝘀: 𝗧𝘄𝗼 𝗠𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵𝘀 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱 𝗗𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝗠𝗲𝗴𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗮𝘆𝗮 𝗙𝗼𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘁— NEWS8 Northeast (@news8northeast) October 4, 2023
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Local law enforcement has swiftly registered a case and launched an inquiry into the circumstances leading up to the tragic demise of the two young individuals. In a bid to establish the cause of death, the bodies have been dispatched for a post-mortem examination. The families of the victims have been informed and are grappling with profound shock and grief during this harrowing period.
This grim incident has prompted significant concerns among the local population regarding the safety and security of residents in the area. Calls for a thorough investigation and potential action against any wrongdoers have emerged, while others have expressed heartfelt condolences and sympathy for the bereaved families. Authorities continue to work diligently to shed light on this distressing event and provide answers to the community.