BANKURA: The body of a woman, who was supposed to have left for the US in June last year, was found buried in the house of her boyfriend in Bhopal whom she had met through social media, a month after her parents lost contact with her, police said today.
Akansha Sharma (28) was reported missing by her parents following which police tracked her to Bhopal. During a search yesterday, they found her body buried in a kitchen in the house of Udayan Das, a resident of Saket Nagar, Superintendent of Police, Bankura, Sukhendu Hira said.
The woman's father Shibendra Sharma had lodged a complaint with the police. He said his daughter was supposed to go to the US via Delhi on June 23, 2016 and had left home on June 22, the SP said.
Akansha was in touch with her parents until December 2016 but later all communications stopped. As a result, he lodged a complaint with police on January 5, the Bankura SP said.
The officers of Bankura police started looking for Akansha and finally tracked her to Bhopal following which a team went to the city on February 1.
During investigation, the police found out that Akansha had met Udayan through a social media website.