Student drowned in Swimming pool of a recreation club in outskirts,club manager arrested

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent )

A 15-year-old boy drowned in a swimming pool of a recreation club in Madanayakanahalli in the outskirts of the city on Saturday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Danush,a resident of Madanayakanahalli,an SSLC student in a government school .

Senior officer said,the incident occurred at around 10.30 am at RD Recreation Club.Danush along with a few of his friends had gone to swim in the pool.

Danush didn’t know how to swim.Someone had informed him that the water level was low in the pool.

As he jumped into the pool he was unable to swim or come out of the water.His friends were unaware that he didn’t know how to swim.So they didn’t check on him.

After some time his friends noticed Danush was missing and raised alarm.The others jumped into the pool and brought him out of the to find him unconscious.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors upon examining him declared brought dead.Danush was the son of daily wage couple.

The family alleging negligence of the pool management staged a protest demanding compensation.

The police arrested the manager of the club charging him under death due to negligence for further investigations.