The body of a student who had drowned in the river at Gandharinala Ghat in Mukuntola, Binnagar-1 Gram Panchayat of Vaishnav Nagar, Malda has finally been recovered.
The 9-year old boy's body was found on Wednesday around 300m away from the spot where the strong water current had taken the non-swimmer away.
The deceased, a Class 4 student, has been named as Kartik Das. He had gone to bathe in the river on Sunday and had drowned in it.
On receiving the news from the locals, the Vaishnav Nagar Police reached to take the body and sent it for the autopsy report.