Unnao: In a mysterious circumstances, three minor teenage girls were found lying tied unconscious in their own wheat field in which two died while another was battling for her life.
The incident was detected in Babura village under Asoha police station in Unnao district on Wednesday night.
The villagers informed the police and rushed the girls to a hospital, where two of them were declared brought dead while one was taken to the Unnao hospital for treatment, police said.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Anand Kulkarni, who visited the spot, said,’two of them have died while one is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kanpur.
“Three girls found lying in the unconscious in their field in Asoha police station limits. They were admitted to hospitals. Two have died while one is undergoing treatment at the district hospital. Prima facie, they went to fields to cut grass,” Mr Kulkarni further said.
However reports said that the girls were tied with clothes.
“After they did not return to their home, their families started looking for them. Doctors said that there are symptoms of poisoning,” he added.
The girls were in the age of 13, 15 and 17 years respectively.
The doctor who attended to the injured girl said that she was in an unconscious state when she was brought to the facility. The girl is said to be critically injured with minor signs of survival.
The bodies of the victims have been sent for postmortem and an investigation is underway, police said.