UDHAMPUR, May 17: In a tragic incident, a 17-year old boy drowned while taking bath in Tawi river at village Laddhan, here today.
Identity of the deceased was established as 17- year old Arjun Singh, son of Karan Singh of Housing Colony Udhampur. He, along with his friend, was taking bath in Tawi river near Laddhan Power House, about three kms from Udhampur town.
The incident took place around 12 noon and body of the deceased was fished out by Police and locals after hectic efforts for an hour.
After postmortem, the dead body was hand over to the family members for last rites. Police has registered a case in this connection.