The body of a trawler capsize victim policeman was recovered from the Gohinkhali river in Rangabali upazila under the district yesterday.
The deceased was Md Feroz, 30, constable of Rangabali Police Station, hailing from Shikarpur village in Barishal's Ujirpur upazila, said Milon Krishna Mitra, OC of the police station.
Assistant Sub Inspector Yasin and constables Feroz and Mizanur Rahman were going to Rangabali for patrolling on a trawler on Sunday night when another trawler from the opposite side hit it, causing its capsize.
"Mizanur and Yasin swam ashore but Feroz went missing. Police recovered his body in the river and sent it to Patuakhali General Hospital for autopsy yesterday," said the OC.