A student of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) has remained missing after he went to take a bath in the Jamuna River in the district town on Thursday afternoon, reports UNB.
The victim has been identified as Safi Mahmud Rifat, 24, son of Sirajul Islam of Komaipara area of the district town and a fourth-year student of RUET.His relatives said Rifat and his cousin went to take a bath in Jamuna near his home town around 1pm. They were trying to swim across the river but at one point Rifat went missing while his cousin managed to swim ashore.
Later, divers of Rajshahi Fire Serviceand Civil Defence launched a rescue operation. The divers halted their drive at 8pm and resumed it on Friday but are yet to find Rifat.
Officer-in-Charge of Naogaon Police Station Md Sohrawardi Hossain also confirmed the matter.