Body of a Rural Electrification Board (REB) officer, who went missing in a haor faced with with a heavy current while fishing Monday, was recovered in the district Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Hossain, son of Nur Mohammad at Char Jabbar union in Subarnachar upazila of Noakhali district. He was assistant enforcement coordinator (ANC) of Mithamoin zonal office in Kishoreganj Palli Bidyut Samity.
Kalindra Nath Goldar, officer-in-charge (OC) of Mithamoin police station, said the REB officer went to a Haor near Itna-Mithamoin-Astagram road to catch fish with net around 6 pm Monday.
A heavy current took him away when he threw the net in the Haor as the net was tied with his hand, the OC said.
On information, divers of fire service and civil defense rushed to the spot and carried out the salvation work but failed to find him initially.
The divers finally were able to find body of the missing officer some 200 meters away from the road Tuesday, the OC added.