Beheaded bodies of three teenagers including two siblings were recovered from Jamabeda jungle under Seraikela police station area in adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district on Tuesday, police said in Jamshedpur on Tuesday.
The victims were identified as Mohammed Wasim (19), Mohammed Hasan (18) and his brother Mohammed Hussan (19), all residents of Seraikela's Saldih, Seraikela PS OC Vinod Kumar said.
The reason behind the trio's death could not be ascertained, he said, adding, police have been interrogating suspected persons in this regard.
Beheaded bodies of three teenagers found, police begin probe
The three teenagers had left home for marketing in Gamariah, about 10-12 kms from Seraikela, on Friday last and did not return home, he said.
Police swung into action after relatives of the three youths lodged a missing report and during the search, they recovered the torso of the three while the heads were found a little distance away, Kumar said, adding, that the bodies have been sent for post mortem.