The body of Uttam Kumar Dewan, 48, who went missing after a boat capsized in the Kaptai lake on Friday, was found at Maicchari of Shuvolong union in Barkal.
The floating body was spotted by locals on Saturday morning.
Barkal police station’s officer-in-charge Mofazzal Ahmed Khan said that the police recovered the body at Maicchari and took it to Barkal Sadar. At around 12:30pm the body was handed over to his family.
On Friday morning, Uttam and his brother Otithi Dewan, along with five other passengers, got on an engine boat at Barkal to visit their ailing sister in Rangamati Sadar Hospital. On the way, the boat collided with another boat at Maicchari in Barkal and capsized in the Kaptai lake.
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