Staff reporter 

Police fished out the body of a 36-year-old man from Wangchu yesterday morning.

Sources said the body was found in the river 530ms from the bridge between Taba and Pamtsho.

People walking along the bridge saw the body floating in the river and informed police at 9am. Police then deployed its rescue team.

Forensic and investigating team ruled out foul play, as they did not find anything suspicious on the body.

Sources say the deceased, who was not employed, was an alcoholic and he went missing from his home since Sunday.

Police handed over the body to his family after investigation.