Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Ara : Two youth met their watery grave in river Sone at Khaira under Sahar police station in Bhojpur district on February 11, 2019, evening, during immersion of idol of Goddess Saraswati. Police fished out body of Ritesh Kumar while body of another youth Dilip Kumar is yet to be fished out.

Both the youth : Ritesh Kumar alias Praddhumna, son of Vijay Singh, and Dilip Kumar alias Chhote, son of Sanjay Singh, were residents of village Mehandichak under Narayanpur police station under Sahar Block. Divers and Mahajaal have been pressed into service to find out the body of another youth.

The youth had taken out immersion procession with the idol of goddess Saraswati from village Mehandichak and reached  the banks of river Sone at Khaira in the evening. When the youths were trying to immerse the idol, two youth slipped into the river and were swept away in the fast current and drowned. As the news spread, hundreds of villagers assembled there and also informed police. Police immediately swung into action and pressed the divers and Mahajaal into service. After two hours, the divers succeeded in fishing out body  of a youth. Search for another body is on.

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