Divers of Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) on Friday night recovered a youth’s body from Banani Lake in the city.
The deceased was identified as Ramzan Ali, 22, son of Saiful Islam hailing from Mymensingh. Ramzan, who had mental problem, lived with his family at a house in Korail slum at Gulshan-Banani.Mohammad Nure Azam, officer-in-charge of Banani Police Station, told the Daily Sun that on information, a team of police rushed to the spot with divers of FSCD and recovered the body at about 9:00pm.
Quoting locals, the police officer said that the youth jumped the lake water.
The body was sent to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital for autopsy, he added.