RANGAMATI: A youth drowned in the Karnaphuli River in Kaptai upazila of the district on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Sourov Mallik, 29, son of Dayal Mallik of Chandraghona union of the upazila.
Later, he was rescued by locals and taken to Kaptai Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead. Resident Medical Officer of the hospital Dr Omar Farooq Rony said the deceased was a patient with epilepsy.
Kaptai police station officer-in-charge (OC) Nasir Uddin said an unnatural death case was filed in this regard.