Guwahati: The physique of the final lacking particular person within the boat tragedy was recovered from the Brahmaputra river in Assam on Tuesday, every week after the accident, elevating the demise depend to 3, an official mentioned.
The physique of Bikramjit Barua, a physician by occupation, was discovered about 30 kilometres downstream from the accident website, Nimati Ghat in Jorhat district, Deputy Commissioner Ashok Barman mentioned.
His bag was recovered from the river financial institution additional downstream.
“The physique has been formally recognized. We haven’t any extra particular person lacking within the accident,” Mr Barman mentioned.
The DC added that the search operation will now be referred to as off.
Folks of Ahotguree space in Majuli district alerted the authorities after recognizing a physique floating on the Brahmaputra.
The physique which was later recognized to be that of Barua was handed over to the household after autopsy examination.
Three individuals died when a personal boat with 92 individuals on board capsized and sank within the Brahmaputra on September eight night, following a head-on collision with a government-owned ferry steamer close to Nimati Ghat. Whereas a lady died in hospital after she was rescued from the river on the day of the accident, the physique of 1 lacking particular person was recovered on September 11.
Twelve individuals, together with the proprietor of the boat and 6 workers of the Inland Water Transport Division, have been arrested in reference to a case registered by the Jorhat Police in reference to the accident.
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