Sureshkumar and Mohammed Asif, both 15, drowned in the river near Vendipalayam Bhavani Kattalai Barrage II on Jan 8, police said.
The body of one of the boys, Sureshkumar, had been recovered and identified by his father, they said. Search is on to find the body of Asif. The families of Sureshkumar and Asif had lodged a police complaint on Sunday after the boys went missing, police said.
It was on the same day that seven persons, including a11-year-old girl, belonging to two Anglo-Indian families drowned when water released suddenly into the river from Vendipalayam Electricity Barrage swept them away.
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