Job seeker from Manipur drowns in Delhi

Guwahati, August 21: In a tragic incident today a 22 year old boy from Manipur drowned in the lake at the deer park in Hauz Khas in New Delhi. Horthan, the deceased went to the park along with his two other friends for a morning walk at around 6 am.

According to the statement made by his friends to the police, Horthan ran towards the lake, removed his shirt and jumped into it. His friends kept on calling Horthan but when they did not get any response, they immediately informed the police.

After searching for around two hours, the body was found and sent for post mortem immediately said the police. The boy from Manipur went to Delhi in search of a job on July 27 where he was staying at his sister’s place at Maharani Bagh.

Both the friends told Delhi police that on the previous night they consumed liquor and that he might be under the influence of alcohol. However the police are still awaiting the autopsy report to confirm their statement. The police are also suspecting the incident to be a case of suicide.