Police on Thursday recovered two skeletons from the side of a canal in Manikpara village in Jhargram in West Midnapore district. According to sources,the skeletons were identified as that of Karim Barik and Mantu Barik.
The duo were abducted from Bandhgora village in Jhargram area in April 2011,said a senior police official. The family members of the victims have identified their bodies seeing certain signs on their body. But we will send the bodies for the DNA tests.
Significantly,a few days ago police had arrested Ajit Murmu alias Sujoy,a member of Jhargram squad who is said to have told the police about the bodies.