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Siliguri: A teenage boy and a girl have been found hanging in a village in North Dinajpur district.

The duo ~ Rabi Barman (17) and Rekha Barman (16) of Serpur gram panchayat area ~ was in love. Their families, however, did not approve the relationship.

The two teenagers left their homes yesterday evening without informing anyone. The families searched for them late into the night but could not locate them. They assumed that the two has eloped.

However, today morning Rabi and Rekha were found hanging from a tree in a filed at Baghrol Ghat area. They used Rekha’s scarf to hang. The field is located on the outskirts of the village.

On being informed, a team from Raiganj police station took down the dead bodies and sent them for post-mortem to Raiganj District Hospital.