Indian Naval Officer Lieutenant Abhishek Kumar was found dead after he drowned in Kerela’s Marmala waterfall. Lt Abhishek Kumar was an officer from Southern Naval Command. He was missing from the Marmala waterfalls after he was swept away by a sudden surge of water. Since then, he was missing; unfortunately, he was found dead on Sunday.
“The officer was swept off by the sudden rush of water from the waterfall. Though the officer was found downstream by the local rescue team and was rushed to the nearest civil hospital, attempts to revive him were not successful. The officer was declared brought in dead,” the statement read.
About Lt Abhishek Kumar
Abhishek Kumar was a native of Lucknow (UP). He is survived by his old parents. Lt. Abhishek recently reported to INS Shardul for his first staff appointment.
Lt Abhishek was part of an eight-member team visiting Kerala. The dead body of 28-year old officer was found after an intensive search by the police, Fire department and people of the area.
The Indian Navy is in touch with Police and District Administration and has ordered a Board of Inquiry.