IMPHAL, July 19: An assistant engineer of the DDK Imphal reportedly drown yesterday in a pond at Waiton, Imphal east.
Police source has said that the engineer identified as Wahengbam Roshni Kanta, 55, s/o Samananda of Wahengbam Leikai Lairenbi Awang had left home early morning yesterday at around 5 am to attend to his farm house located at Waiton, Imphal east district.
However on his way to his farm, he met two of his friends of which one has been identified as Thounaojam Inaoba, 45, s/o Mangi of Waiton Makha Leikai.
The trio further decided to go to Inaoba’s fishfarm for fishing where he was reported to have drowned. He was rushed to the JNIMS, however was declared brought dead, added the police source.
The dead body has been handed over to the family after post mortem and a case has been registered at the Heingang police station in connection with the incident.
Meanwhile the other friend who accompanied the victim to the fish farm is yet to be identified till the filling of this report.