CHITWAN: A youth who was missing since Monday afternoon was found dead in Narayani River in Chitwan district today.

The 22-year-old Jabir Khan, a permanent resident of Jitpur of Bara district, had gone to the River for swimming yesterday.

The Chitwan District Police Office said he was missing from Diyalo Bangala, Bharatpur Sub-Metropolitan City-3 of Chitwan.

The deceased was a staffer at the Samsar Tailor's in Narayangadh.

Drowning cases are increasing in the Narayani River of late.