Man drowns in slush after friend shoves him into dam in Idukki
Adimali (Idukki): In a drunken state, a man shoved his friend into dam which eventually led to his death. The police arrested the former on charges of murder.
Konnathadi native Rajesh (31) was killed in the mishap and his friend Kannadipara native Solomon (41) was arrested by Vellathooval police. The incident took place on Sunday at 5 pm.
Rajesh and four of his friends had gone for fishing near Marakkanam-Muniyara road by Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile, his friend Vineeth got into the dam and started swimming. Watching this, Solomon asked Rajesh to swim.
As Rajesh refused to obey him, Solomon pushed him into the dam forcefully. While trying to swim, Rajesh got trapped in the slush and drowned. Later, his body was recovered by police and fire force. The body is kept in the mortuary of Adimali Taluk Hospital.