Third missing tourist’s body found in Mirsharai

Police have recovered the bodies of three tourists in the last three days who went missing while visiting the Napittachara stream in Chattogram’s Mirsharai upazila.

On Tuesday police recovered the body of a tourist from a canal in Khayachara union of the upazila.

The deceased was identified as Tawfiq Ahmed Tarek, 22, student of Chittagong Collegiate School and College and a resident of Halishahar.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Mirsharai Police Station, Kabir Hossain said Tareq's body was recovered 4 km away from Napittachara stream on Tuesday morning.

Earlier, the body of Tarek’s friend Ishtiaqur Rahman Pranto was recovered on Sunday (Jun 19) and Tarek’s elder brother Masud Ahmed Tanvir’s body was found on Monday (Jun 20), he said.

According to police, three friends including two brothers from Chattogram’s Halishahar went to visit Napittachara stream in Mirsharai on June 19 (Sunday). Falling from the stream peak the three went missing in the water. Though Ishtiaqur's body was recovered that night, divers from Chittagong Fire Service couldn’t find the remaining two.

Source: United News of Bangladesh