Divers of Fire Service and Civil Defence yesterday recovered the body of a college student, who went missing in the Piyain river in Jaflong of Sylhet on Friday.
The victim was Akikur Rahman Anik, 20, son of Dhola Miah of Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj, and a first year student of the economics department at Murari Chand (MC) College in Sylhet.
The divers recovered the body from the river around 11:00am, said Abdul Aziz, officer-in-charge of Gowainghat Police Station.
The body was sent to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital for autopsy, said the OC.
Anik along with his seven friends went to visit tourist hotspot. Anik went missing when he tried to swim in the river around 2:00pm.