An indigenous school girl abducted by Bengali settler in Matiranga


Hill Voice, 12 January 2024, Khagrachari: An indigenous Tripura community school girl, studying in grade 8 in Birendra Kishor High School, was allegedly kidnaped by Md. Babu, a Bengali settler youth from Gomti Union of Matiranga Upazila in Khagrachari hill district.

Reportedly, the incident took place on Wednesday (January 10) at 12 am.

The kidnaper, Md Babu, is said to be the son of Md Lal Kashem of Thakal Moni Para of Ward No. 7 in Gomti Union.

The victim- Lafi Tripura, daughter of Matin Kurma Tripura, village- Thakal Moni Para, Gomti Union of ward No. 7- is a student of grade 8 in Gomti Birendra Kishor High School.

As reported by local sources, on January 10, the victim headed to BK High School to get admitted along with admission fees. After admission while she was on her way back home at 12 am, the settler Md Babu reportedly kidnaped the student from the Gomti bazar road.

Afterwards, as the student (Lafi Tripura) was traceless. Her father being a plaintiff filed a missing diary with Matiranga Police Station.