Published On : Tue, Aug 9th, 2016

30-year-old youth drowns in Ambazhari Lake


Nagpur:In an unfortunate event that took place early today morning, a youth who had come to swim had allegedly drowned in Ambazhari Lake on August 9, 2016.

Five friends including Prateek, Nikhil, Ritesh, Sunny and deceased Roshan are employees of a shop in Men’s Garment in Sitabuldi Main Market.

Yesterday, since all the shopkeepers had downed the shutters for a Bandh to show protest against the attack on a shopkeeper and his son by some hawkers, these five youth had gone to Ambazhari Lake to swim. The youth had reached the Ambazhari Lake by 2 pm. Sources said that Roshan did not know swimming, yet he jumped into the water. However, soon he started drowning. His friends tried to save him but could not save him.

The Fire Brigade has been summoned in order to search the body of the deceased.

The deceased is identified as Roshan Dayema aged 30 years and a resident of Dighori.

The Ambazhari Police Personnel who rushed to the spot on receipt of the information have also called the swimmers from Futala Lake area for assistance. Till the time of filing the incident, the search operation was still on and the body could not be located so far.