Meghalaya: Body of BSF jawan recovered 2 days after he drowned in Ganol river

Meghalaya: Body of BSF jawan recovered 2 days after he drowned in Ganol river

TURA | July 03, 2019:

Two days after he drowned while on a picnic with friends to a popular spot on the bank of the Ganol river, the body of the BSF jawan Dharamveer Singh, from the 55 Battalion was recovered early morning today.

On Sunday, July 1, police had received reports of Singh (32) being washed away in the fast current of the Ganol river near the Pelga Dare picnic spot.

A search team comprising of the police, BSF personnel as well as SDRF launched a massive hunt for Singh but were unable to spot his body until this morning at about 6:30 am.

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"The jawan's body was found this morning about 2 kms from where he fell into the river. All necessary formalities have been performed before the body was handed over to concerned authorities," said superintendent of police, WGH, Dr MGR Kumar.

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