Jamshedpur, Feb. 13: In a bizarre incident, two youths who were friends drowned into a well in a drunken state at Kaliadih locality in Parsudih police station area late last night. Those killed were identified as Raghunath Hansda (24) and Vikas Sundi (25), both residents of Sarjamdih Tola in Karandih.
According to information, third youth, Bishal Viram Tuddu (24) who was also drunk and had jumped into the well for saving his friends was rescued by yet another friend.
The police on Tuesday recovered the two bodies from the well and have sent them to the MGM Medical College mortuary for post-mortem on the basis of a statement made by Tuddu.
Tuddu, a resident of Kadma has stated that four friends were drinking near a well in Kaliadih.” I still can’t believe everything happened in a split of second. We four friends were drunking. In between one of a friend Sunil got a call and he wanted to return home along with me. Suddenly I went over to the well and saw Vikash and Raghunath were not there and some sound was coming from the well.
I jumped into it to save them,” said Bishal while talking to the newsmen.
Bishal said by that time Sunil came there with a rope and dropped it into the well. He said he could not save his two friends from drowning. OC, Parsudih police station Animesh Gupta said this to be a case of drowning in drunken state.