Body of missing SSC examinee recovered from Padma River

The body of a 17-year-old boy was recovered from the Padma River, three days after he went missing while bathing in the river in Gazaria upazila of Munshiganj.

The deceased is Md Alif, son of expatriate Md Faisal Prodhan of Lakshmipur village in the upazila.

He sat for the Secondary School Certificate examinations from local Bhaberchar Wazjir Ali High School this year.

Gazaria police station officer-in-charge Rajib Khan said that Alif along with his some friends went to the river for bathing on Sunday although he didn’t know how to swim and drowned.

Locals spotted the body floating in the river near Bhabanipur Kheya Ghat under Hosendi union around 9:00am on Tuesday.

Later, the body was recovered from the river and handed over to the family, the OC said.


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