Gadchiroli: Three girl students of the government ashram school of Laheri village in Bhamragad taluka have been missing since January 3, the police said here today.

These missing students have been identified as a tenth standard student Roshni Hichami (16) from Malampaddur village, an eighth standard student Vaishali Weladi (14) from Hindewada village as well as a sixth standard student Sarika Wadde (15) from Keyar village.

Roshni's father lodged a complaint at the Laheri sub-police station after which an offence under Section 364, Section 365 and Section 366 of the Indian Penal Code was registered against unidentified accused.

Police teams have been dispatched to search for the missing girls.