Victim may have fallen in river: Cops

Chandrakant Gaonkar, 50, from Naiginim, Cudchirem, whose body was found floating in a river on Wednesday has died of drowning, the post mortem report has revealed.

A complaint filed at the Bicholim police station stating that Gaonkar was missing since January 4. Following search operation, Gaonkar's body was found floating in the river.

The body was then sent the body for post mortem to ascertain the cause of death.

Bicholim PI Ninand Devulkar said the victim may have fallen in the river under the influence of alcohol or by accident. [TOI]