Chukha police found the body of 22-year-old man who went missing on July 8 from Danglo village in Namseyling gewog, Thimphu.

The deceased was originally from Pakchina village in Samphyeling gewog in Chukha.

The body was found in the dam of Tala Hydropower Project at around 8am yesterday.

“Most cases of people who drown or are washed away reach the dam. So we informed Chukha police,” a police personnel at Thimphu said.

The wife of the deceased identified the body with the tattoo on deceased’s hand.

On July 9, the wife of the deceased had filed a missing report to Thimphu police.

The deceased had gone to collect cattle fodder on July 8 and had not returned.

Thimphu police handed over the body to the family members yesterday.

Staff reporter