The body of a former Chennai mayor's son, who went missing after the vehicle he was travelling in plunged 200 metres down into the Satluj in Himachal's Kinnaur district, was recovered on Monday after eight days, police said. They said the accident took place on February 4 near Kashang Nallah. Palaniswami, Panneerselvam Condole Vetri Duraisamy's Death.

The body of Vetri Duraisamy (45), son of a former mayor of Chennai Saidai Duraisamy, was recovered from the Satluj river, around 3 km from the accident spot.

Divers of Mahun Nag Association, Sundernagar (Mandi) recovered the body around 2 pm on Monday, Kinnaur Deputy Commissioner Amit Kumar Sharma said. The body would be handed over to the family members after conducting a post-mortem at Indira Gandhi Medical College Hospital (IGMCH), Shimla, police said in a statement issued here. Himachal Pradesh Road Accident: Three Killed, Two Injured After Car Falls Into Sutlej River in Shimla.

Two days after the accident, Vetri's father, Saidai Duraisamy, announced a reward of Rs 1 crore to anyone who finds his son. He had also also made an appeal to the local people to help in finding his son. When the accident occurred, the vehicle was on its way to Shimla from Kaza. One of the three tourists, Gopinath from Tamil Nadu, suffered serious injuries and was earlier referred to IGMCH Shimla. At the same time, the body of the driver, identified as Tianjin, a resident of Lahaul and Spiti, was recovered on February 5.

A joint search operation has been conducted since February 4 by the Kinnaur police, ITBP, NDRF, SDRF, Home Guards, and divers of Mahun Nag Association on the banks of the Sutlej. A drone was also used to trace out the missing person.