Virar girl drowns in bldg pool
Mumbai: A teenage girl allegedly drowned in the swimming pool of her building at Virar on Friday. Arnala police have registered a case of accidental death.
In the police complaint, her mother has stated Mansi Parekh (18) decided to go for a swim in the pool of their Gokul Township home at Virar (west).
Though the pool has been shut since six months due to water shortage, it was filled with rain water. Residents of the building had used the pool following Tuesday’s deluge.
When Mansi did not return till 10.30 am, her mother went looking for her. She was shocked to see Mansi’s body floating in the water. She was declared dead before admission.
Mansi, who turned 18 on July 7, had moved to the Virar flat with her family in May. Mansi was a degree student in a Virar college. CCTV footage shows her entering the pool.