Hyderabad: Teenager drowns in swimming pool in presence of friends

Hyderabad: Highlighting the irresponsibility of Swimming pool owners in City, in yet another case a teenager drowned in a pool located in Uppal yesterday.

The deceased was identified as Bhagwan (16) from Rajasthan who had come to the visit his relative’s house a couple of days ago, TT reports.

The incident happened yesterday when he went to play cricket with his friends and later the group went to the swimming pool situated on the cricket ground premises.

The Medipally police official reporting on the case said: “They got down into the pool which is about six feet deep. It was while swimming, the boy who apparently does not know much about swimming drowned accidentally.”

It was after he drowned in the pool his friends noticed him and pulled him out. Though they rushed him to a nearby hospital he was reportedly declared brought dead.

The Medipally police have examined the spot where the incident happened and a complaint has been lodged and soon case will be booked after Bhagwan’s relatives arrive.