A female SSC examinee drowned in the Ichhamoti River near Kamalpur village under Chitracourt union in Sirajdikhan upazila here on Saturday noon.
Police recovered the body from the river on Sunday at 10:30am.
The deceased was identified as Saima Nusrat Munia, 16, daughter of Arif Mollik, of Mirpur 6 in Dhaka city. She sat for this year’s SSC exam from Dhaka’s Mirpur Adarsha Bidya Niketan.
Sub-Inspector (SI) of Sirajdikhan Police Station Md Sohel said, during bathing at 11:30am on Saturday, Munia drowned in the river.
Later, fire fighters recovered the body on Sunday morning.