Chandpur Correspondent : A boy drowned in the Dakatia River in London Ghat area of the district town on Thursday afternoon. The victim was identified as Rakibul Hasan,16, son of Nuruzzaman, a resident of Begum Masjid area of the town. The victim’s family members said Rakibul slipped into the river and drowned in the afternoon while taking bath as he did not know how to swim. Informed, a fire fighting unit came in and rescued Rakibul after two hours of frantic search. He was pronounced dead after he was taken to the Chandpur 250-bed General Hospital.