Khurda: A youth, who was preparing to join Indian Navy, meet watery grave while taking bath in Deras Dam area here. The deceased has been identified as Subrat Pradhan (25) of Mendhashal village.
According to sources, Subrata was staying at his uncle’s house in Mendhashal village since childhood. He went to take bath in a newly opened pond where he drowned after his legs slipped.
However, he was rescued and rushed to the Community Health Centre. He was later shifted to the Capital Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Police have registered a case and launched a probe into the matter.