KOTRI: The tortured bodies of two women — one of them a minor — were recovered late Tuesday night from Dariabad Colony here in the city, police said.

The ages of the deceased were said to be 50 and seven years old, according to Imran Afridi, the station house officer (SHO) of Kotri. Their bodies have been sent for post-mortem to a local hospital.

Residents of the area alerted police, who then broke down the door to recover the two bodies.

The SHO said both women had been tortured and had due to blunt force trauma inflicted to their heads with a heavy object. While it was unclear if there was more than one suspect, they had entered the house from the roof, as per initial investigation.

A probe was consequently initiated, the SHO added.