Alipurduar, 22nd October: A person died in an accidental drowning while fishing in the Mujnai River of Sishubari. The deceased has been identified as Shivlal Oraon (45), a resident of the Nayamile area of Madarihat.
According to sources, Shivlal Oraon went for fishing in the Mujnai River, on Monday, after which he did not return home. After some time, the family members of Shivlal noticed his body floating in the river. The Police were soon informed about the incident. Upon receiving the news, the Police reached the spot, recovered the body and sent it to the Alipurduar Hospital for an autopsy.
According to the family members of the deceased, Shivlal was suffering from epilepsy.