Imphal: A dead body of a male was found floating on the Irang River near Guigailong village under Khoupum Police Station in Noney District on Wednesday around 6:00 AM.
The villagers who came across the dead body have managed to fish out the body using bamboo and rope.
According to reports received by media persons, the body is suspected to be that of the missing driver Khamba of the sand carrying 10 wheeler Tata truck which fell into the river when the Irang Bridge collapsed, recently.
However, the villagers and Police were unable to identify the body till the filing of this story.
In order to identify the dead body, the handyman, which was saved from the river while the bridge collapsed, needed to examine the body, but as the handyman could not be contacted immediately, the dead body remained unidentified.
Khoupum Police have taken up a case, the report said.