Body recovered from Meghna

Police recovered the body of a man, who fell into the Meghna River on Thursday night, from Chandpur Launch Ghat area of the river on Friday. The deceased was identified as Deen Islam, 28 of Tilabari in the district town.

Abu Taher Khan, officer-in-charge of River Police Station, said that Deen Islam and an identified man fell into the river from the pontoon of the launch ghat while coming down from a launch around 11:30 pm on Thursday night.

Deen went missing while the identified man managed to swim ashore.

Later, divers from local firefighting unit conducted a rescue operation and found the body of Deen around 8:15 am.