Body of missing navy officer recovered in Bandarban

2 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BANDARBAN: Body of navy official Saifullah, who went missing during crossing Paindu Khal Thursday night, was recovered from lower stream of the canal on Monday, reports BSS.

However, there is no trace of another missing tourist Jannat Ara begum, a student of Banophul Green Art College of Mirpur, Dhaka.

Local people found the floated body of Saifullah in the canal at an inaccessible area of Miyongkhang Para under Paindu Union the morning. They informed the union parishad chairman about the body, UNO of Ruma Upazila Md. Shamsul Alam said.

After receiving the information, the UNO said, the UP Chairman Uhla Mong has started for Miyongkhang Para which is about five hour distance on foot from the upazila headquarters.

The UP chairman informed the UNO of retrieving the body of Saifullah at about 1 p.m.

Local people and a team of 22 members of navy are in operation in search of missing another persons Jannat Ara Begum, a student of art of Dhaka.

The two local tourists went missing while crossing Paindu Khal at Tinapsaitar area of Roangchhari Upazila here on Thursday.