GAIGHAT: A person who drowned and went missing in Triyuga River in Jyamire, Chaudandigadhi Municipality-9 of Udayapur district on Monday evening has been found dead.

Suwas BK (40) of Nerpa, Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-6, Khotang, currently living in Ajgara, Beltar in Udayapur, was on his way from Beltar Bazaar to Ajgara on Monday evening at around 7:00 when he drowned in the river while crossing it.

Divers' team of the Armed Police Force (APF) retrieved the body of the deceased from under the water surface.

Nepal Police and APF had vigorously searched for BK all night and found him only at around 1:00 am on Tuesday.