The body of a young woman has been recovered from Torsha river near Malangi Tea garden under Kalchini Block. The deceased has been identified as Sarita Balmiki (19). She was a resident of Haasimara.
It is known that on Wednesday evening, locals found the body of the woman in the Torsha river. After this the incident’s information was given to the police.
The police reached the spot as soon as they received the news and recovered the body and sent it to Alipurduar Hospital for post-mortem.
It has been learned that Sarita had gone to river Torsha on April 20 and was drowned in the water. After searching for a long time also, there was no clue of her body.