The Mumbai based TV actor and producer Moin Khan is feared drowned in the river Jia bharali at Tipi near Bhalukpung along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border last evening at around 4.30 pm when he went down to take bath before beginning to swim across to the other side.
According to police source, so far there was no information available here about the whereabouts of Khan even as rescue teams were working downstream to search for him. An NDRF team accompanied with the rafting group of Nameri Eco-Camp was on a search operation to trace out Moin Khan, source said.
According to a eye witness, before taking lunch, the actor wanted to have a bath and accordingly went down to the river when he slipped on a mossy boulder and fell into water with high current.
Khan was in the area with a five-member team of a national channel for a documentary film on tourism with the theme ‘Traveller XP’ with the backdrop of North East region. The team was ‘camping’ at Bhalukpung Eco-Camp for filming the documentary, the sources said.