72 Yr Old Goes For A Swim, Drowns In Pool

New Delhi, May 30

A 30-year-old IAS officer drowned while rescuing a lady colleague from drowning in the swimming pool of the Foreign Service Institute in Ber Sarai here early Tuesday morning.

The police was informed about a man drowning in the swimming pool of the institute. He was rushed to Fortis Hospital where he was declared brought dead, the police said.

The deceased, Ashish Dahiya, was a resident of Sonipat in Haryana and was attending a pool-side party with friends from the Indian foreign and revenue services, they added.

During the party, they decided to go for a swim in the pool located at the club. The police suspect they had consumed alcohol.

According to eyewitnesses, a lady officer accidentally fell into the pool and the officers, including Dahiya, jumped in to rescue her, the police said.

As the lady officer was safely pulled out, it was noticed that Ashish was missing. Later, he was found floating in the pool.

He was taken to a hospital where he died. The family of the deceased has reached Delhi. —PTI

Source : http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/30-yr-old-ias-officer-drowns-in-pool-while-saving-lady-colleague/414915.html

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