The body of an unidentified person floated up in the Brahmaputra River at Simina village in the Kamrup rural district of Assam on Thursday and was later recovered by the police.
As per initial reports, the body was seen floating in the water by the locals after which the locals proceeded to inform the authorities about the matter.
According to the information received, the Sualkuchi River Police team was informed about the body. They arrived at the scene and recovered it sent the body to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) for post-mortem.
Meanwhile, the identity of the deceased has not been established yet at the time of filing this report.
The body of a person who had gone missing while bathing in the Brahmaputra River in Assam’s Morigaon district, floated up at the Lachit Ghat in Guwahati on June 11.
As per initial reports, the incident took place at Moirabari town in the Morigaon district of Assam on Wednesday last week. The youth had gone along with his friends to take a bath in the Brahmaputra River when he went missing.
The deceased was identified as one Gulzar. Four days after he went missing, his body was recovered that day at Lachit Ghat in Guwahati.
Earlier, the body of a man was recovered on June 5 near the Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU) after he had reportedly drowned in a pond near the campus.
Reports stated, the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) carried out a recovery operation during which the body was recovered from the pond.
According to the information received, the person had gone to take a bath in the pond when he drowned there. He was identified as Samar Deka.
Upon searching for him when he did not return, his belongings including a mobile phone, footwear, and clothing were found beside the pond. Later on, SDRF was called in who was able to recover the body on that day.