A 25-year-old man drowned in Ozarkhed dam when he went to swim in the water, police said today.
The victim, Mohamed Momin Sarvar, hailing from Odisha and working as an engineer with a local automobile company, yesterday went on a picnic near the dam along with his friends.
Later, they all went for swimming in the dam, but Sarvar got swept away in the water.
His friends later fished him out of the water and rushed him to hospital where doctors declared him dead, an official at Vani police station said.
The body was sent for postmortem, the official said, adding that a case of accidental death was registered.
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