The floating body of a college student, who went missing on Sunday noon while swimming in the river with friends, was recovered from Turag on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Rubel Hossen, son of Robi Mia, resident of Dewalibari of Gaziput City Corporation.Members of Fire Service recovered the body of Rubel, a 4th year student of Bhawal Badre Alam Government College, from Kodda area of Gazipur city.
Relatives of the deceased said that thirteen student of the college went to Makas bill with an engine run boat. However, Rubel and one of his friends started to swim in the river. At one stage, Rubel drowned in the deep water while his friends managed to swim ashore.
Station Officer of Kaliakoyer Fire Service Kabirul Islam confirmed the news.