Senior citizen’s dead body found in Futala Lake

Tejaswini Thote | Feb 2, 2019 18:11

A senior citizen’s dead body was found in Nagpur’s Futala Lake in the afternoon on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Navin Sharma (69), a resident of Godhani in Nagpur.

Speaking to Nation Next about the incident, NPC Ishwar from Ambazari Station said, “At around 1 pm in the afternoon, we were informed about a dead body floating in Futala lake. PSI Meshram from Ambazari Police Station quickly reached the spot with other police officials. The dead body was fished out with the help of fire brigade personnel. The body has been sent for post mortem, a case of accidental death has been registered and the case is being investigated further.”

Earlier this year in January, a couple’s hand-tied bodies were found floating in Futala lake. The couple had committed suicide.