Balurghat: Cop's body found floating
Balurghat: A policeman's body was found floating in Atreyee at Balurghat's Kalyanighat on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Babun Hela (35). He was a resident of Kalyanighat.
Police said the deceased was posted at police commissionerate in Siliguri. Police rushed to the spot after being informed by the locals who found Babun floating in Atreyee in the morning. Police rescued the body and sent it for post-mortem.
A probe has also been initiated by police after the locals informed them that the deceased cop was an expert swimmer and he used to swim regularly while staying in Balurghat. Babun got married about four years back. However, his wife resides with the only girl child in Kolkata with her parents. Babun stayed with his elder brother and sister-in-law when he visited Balurghat.
The deceased was on a leave over the past few days and had come to Balurghat. On Tuesday around 10 in the morning, he went to take a bath in the river and didn't return the whole day. His body was found floating on Wednesday.