Burdwan: The disrobed body of a young girl was found near her home here leading to allegations by her family that she was gangraped and killed.
The girl had been missing since Friday evening when she left her home at Shibpur village, 8 km from here, for her tuition and did not return. Her family lodged a complaint with the police the next day and her body was spotted near her home yesterday morning.
Angry locals suspecting the involvement of three local youths, one of them the husband of a friend of the girl, who were employed as guards at an under-construction nursing home in the vicinity beat them up severely, the police said.
They were rescued by Trinamool Congress workers, who locked the three inside the party office before informing the police.
As the three were detained the three, the locals gheraoed the police station demanding their punishment and blocked the arterial BC Road for sometime.