Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha
A 42-year old man, Izuchukwu Achusi who was allegedly drunk has been drowned when he went with his girl friend to swim at the pool at Lotus Garden hotel in Onitsha, Anambra State.
The State Police Public Relations Officer Mr. Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the incident said that the victim being drunk jumped ino the deepest part of the pool and was drown.
He said that the hotel manager and other guests pulled the victim out of the pool and rushed him to waterside hospital Onitsha where he was certified death by a medical Doctor on duty.
Mohammed said: “On the 15/8/2020 at about 8:30pm, there was a report at Central Police Station Onitsha that one Izuchukwu Achusim ‘m’ aged 42 years of NO,35 Guest house street, fegge went to Lotus Garden hotel in Onitsha with his girl friend to Swim inside the swimming pool.
“However, victim who was said to be drunk jumped into the deepest part of the pool and got drowned.The hotel manager and other guests pulled the victim out and rushed him to waterside hospital Onitsha for medical attention but he was later certified death by a medical Doctor on duty.
“Scene was visited by Police detectives and corpse photographed and deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy.
“Meanwhile, case is under investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.The Command enjoin the public who lacked swimming skills to always take precautionary measures by using life jackets provided at the swimming pool in order to avert similar ugly incidents” he warned.