Nimati Ghat Boat Accident: After Body Now, Doctor's Bag Recovered Along With Identity Card
The bag was recovered under the supervision of river police and the bag was identified by the surveillance team who were looking out for the missing doctor.
GUWAHATI: The body of the doctor along with his bag was recovered at Bishwanath today.
The deceased man Bikramjit Baruah, who was found wearing a black shirt, was a doctor by profession.
According to reports, a man named Munaf Ali and his wife spotted the bag earlier this morning and then Munaf Ali recovered the bag and with the help of local people he informed the Bishwanath police station as well as the Bishwanath Ghat river police force.
The bag was recovered under the supervision of river police and the bag was identified under surveillance by missing doctor Bikramjit Baruah.
The identity card of the doctor was also recovered from the bag which rests the case of the missing doctor of the heart-wrenching boat accident.
Notably, the body of Doctor Bikramjit Baruah was recovered after 8 days.
Earlier today, a team of officials reached the spot in Bhekeri Chapoli of Majuli after getting the information that a body has been spotted by people. The identification of the body was done in the presence of top-level officials of the Majuli district.
Baruah, who belonged to the Jorhat district, was an ENT specialist. He is survived by his father, wife, two children and many other relatives. A dead body of a woman was found on the bank of the Brahmaputra in Devisinghi Ghat in Tezpur on Sunday.
The deceased woman, whose age was about 25 to 30 years, is suspected to be a victim of the Nimati Ghat boat tragedy which had taken place last week. The woman's identification could not be done, as per the last reports available.
Meanwhile, six persons were arrested on Saturday regarding the ferry mishap after chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma directed the Jorhat police to register criminal cases against people who are found responsible for the tragic incident.
Another dead body of a man, who was also a victim of the ferry tragedy, was found on September 11 (Saturday). Indreswar Borah of Lakhimpur was cremated in the premises of his house on the same day. He was a resident of Pahumora Kanduwa Pothar (Madhavpur) Village within the Lakhimpur district.