Howrah: The body of a 16-year old girl was recovered from the banks of the Damodar river in Amta on Tuesday, police said.
The body of the teenaged girl, Kabita Patra, bearing injuries, was recovered from Panshila village, police said.
The girl, a student of Class XI of the local Sitalchak High School, had gone for tutions in the morning. When she did not return on time, her family members set out in search of her and chanced upon her body, police said.
Local Congress Mla Asit Mitra protested against the killing and has demanded that the culprits be brought to book.