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Mumbai: Elderly man dies after young man jumps on him in swimming pool; FIR registered

Mumbai: A 75-year-old man died in a swimming pool in Mumbai’s Goregaon when a young man jumped on him from high. Goregaon police registered an FIR against the 20-year-old boy. The incident took place on Sunday at the Ozon swimming pool in Goregaon West. The old man was identified as Vishnu Samant. According to media […]

Edited By : Yashashvi Tak | Updated: Sep 29, 2023 19:23 IST
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Mumbai: A 75-year-old man died in a swimming pool in Mumbai’s Goregaon when a young man jumped on him from high. Goregaon police registered an FIR against the 20-year-old boy.

The incident took place on Sunday at the Ozon swimming pool in Goregaon West. The old man was identified as Vishnu Samant. According to media reports, Samant and his wife live in Goregaon East and have been swimming regularly with his grandson Neel at the Ozone pool in Siddharth Nagar between 5 and 6 p.m. for the past month. Similarly, on April 23, they left for swimming around 4:30 p.m., and after an hour, his grandson Neel informed Samsnt’s wife that he had become unconscious.

According to the story, Samant’s sister arrived at Kapadia Hospital at 6:15 p.m. after being taken there by pool personnel, only to discover that he had died as a result of his injuries. The Goregaon Police took action on Monday, filing an FIR under Section 304 (A) of the Indian Penal Code against the 20-year-old boy responsible. The police are currently taking testimonies from witnesses and pooling workers to obtain additional information regarding the incident.

A police officer said, “He sustained injuries to his neck and other parts of the body. He was declared dead on arrival at a nearby hospital. On his wife’s complaint, the 20-year-old person who jumped into the pool from a height has been charged with causing death by negligence.”

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First published on: Apr 25, 2023 04:44 PM IST

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