Four bodies found floating in Rajshahi’s Baral River

21 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: Three decomposed bodies were recovered from Boral river under Charghat upazila in the district this afternoon, police sources said.

Local people found the bodies floating on the river with the water hyacinth adjacent to Boral Sluice Gate first in this morning, said Ifte Khayer Alam, Additional SP, adding that all the bodies of male aged between 40 and 50. On information, members of Fire Service and Civil Defence rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies with cooperation of police around 2.45 pm, he added.

Subsequently, the bodies were sent to Rajshahi Medical College morgue for post mortem.

Ifte Khayer, however, said the bodies could not be properly identified as yet.

It was not confirmed whether the bodies came from the upstream river or were dumped there, he added.