KANPUR:A 14-year-old boy drowned while he went to take bath in the river Ganga with friends at Koyla Ghat in the Cantt police area of the City on Sunday evening. After the incident, his other friends panicked and escaped.
When the family members of the missing teenager started searching, they came to know about the incident. After this the police started the search for the teenager with the help of divers on Monday morning. The police identified the deceased as Raj, a resident of Gajju Purwa, who along with his two local friends Raju and Vijay had gone to take bath in Ganga river at Koyla Ghat on Sunday evening, where he drowned while bathing.
Instead of alerting someone, his two friends Raju and Vijay escaped from the spot out of panic. The family members of Raj came to know about the incident when they reached their houses and inquired about his whereabouts. Acting incharge Cantt police station Rizwan Khan said, “Searches are continuing to locate boy’s whereabouts.”