The body of a 12-year-old boy, who has been missing since Thursday, was recovered from Buridihing river in upper Assam’s Dibrugarh on Saturday morning.
Locals spotted the floating body of the minor, who has been identified as Ayushman Dowerah of Dibrugarh Chowkidinghee.
The bicycle of the minor and his sleepers were found near the Buridihing river on Thursday.
Ayushman was a student of Gyan Vigyan Academy and studying at Class V.
The body was sent for post mortem at Assam Medical College Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh.
A missing complaint has been filed at Milan Nagar Police outpost.
According to locals, the minor was last spotted at Jokai Khamtighat area with his bicycle.
Police said after the minor drowned in the river, NDRF and SDRF carried out the search operations.
Sources said the minor quarreled with one of his neighbors on Thursday afternoon after that he had taken Rs 500 from his father’s savings and went out with his bicycle.
According to the locals, the minor went swimming at around 4 pm at Buridihing river and drowned in the river.