Minor boy drowns in Gopalganj

Published: September 14, 2018 16:58:01 | Updated: September 16, 2018 11:38:46

The body of a minor boy was recovered from the Madhumati River at Haridaspur in Sadar upazila of Gopalganj on Friday morning, a day after he went missing while bathing.

The deceased was identified as Nishan Bairagi, 7, son of Goutam Bairagi of Andarkota village in the upazila, reports UNB.

Ulpur Union Parishad Chairman Quamrul Islam said Nishan went missing when he along with his mates was taking bath in the river at their village on Thursday noon.

Locals spotted the floating body in the river at Haridaspur around 7:00am on Friday and retrieved it.

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