Youth dies after falling from Mehrangarh Fort while taking a selfie

Jodhpur: Ten days before his marriage, a young man fell from the Mehrangarh Fort here allegedly while taking a selfie.

According to the police, Nikhil Prajapat (23) from Sardarpura locality had gone to visit the Fort this morning when his friends invited him to do so.

“Excited Nikhil mounted the rampart of the Fort despite his friends stopping him and while taking selfie from there, he lost his balance and fell”, said a police official.

His friends rushed to the spot crying for help but it took them longer reaching him. By the time, they reached there, Nikhil has already died, he said.

Nikhil, working at an auto-electric shop, was on leave from work for marriage ceremony.