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18-year-old on fishing trip drowns in a lake in Mumbai

Mohamad Farhan slipped off the tube they were riding on and fell into the water after suffering from a fits bout

mumbai Updated: Jan 15, 2018 11:21 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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Powai Lake, where the accident took place.(HT FILE)

An 18-year-old man on Sunday drowned in a lake in suburban Powai where he had gone for fishing, police said.

The deceased, identified as Mohamad Farhan, had gone to the Powai lake for fishing with his friends on Sunday afternoon, a senior police officer said.

The officer said as per Farhan’s father, he had fits problem.

Farhan slipped off the tube they were riding on and fell into the water after suffering from one such fits bout, the officer said, adding that his body was later fished out.

A case has been registered and probe is on, said the police.

First Published: Jan 15, 2018 10:50 IST