Kolkata: Two dead bodies were recovered after they were found floating on the Ganga River at Bally in Kolkata on Thursday. One of the victim could be identified as Lalan Prasad Gupta (60) a resident of Dewangaji Road of Pathak para in Bally.
His dead body was found floating near Dewangaji Ghat. Divers and local residents brought the body ashore and informed the police.
Another dead body was found floating in mid-river near Nimtala Ghat. Kolkata River Police were called in after which divers were pressed into service to bring out the body. The identity of the deceased person is yet to be ascertained.
Preliminary reports by the police suggest the deceased have committed suicide and they seemed to have died of drowning. Both the bodies have been sent for post mortem.