Delhi man dies after taking water slide at THIS mall in Noida. Here's how

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A 25-year-old Delhi man died at a water park located in a Noida mall, the officials said adding that the incident led to an investigation by the local police. The deceased, identified as Dhanjay Maheshwari, lost his life after taking a slide at the water park. 

Police said Dhanjay along with his four friends visited the Entertainment City water park at the Great India Place (GIP) mall in Noida’s Sector 38A on Sunday afternoon. 

All friends collected constumes, kept their belongings in lockers, and went straight to the slide, a police spokesperson said. When the sliding started, Maheshwari suddenly faced breathing problem, he added. 

Dhanjay sat on the ground and took rest, however, he did not feel better. The GIP Mall authorities then took him to a nearby Kailash Hospital where doctors declared him dead, police said as quoted by PTI. 

After getting information about the incident, Dhanjay’s family reached Noida and the body was being sent for postmortem, said Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Noida) Manish Mishra. 

Mishra stated that the police has initiated legal proceedings into the incident and the body has been sent for autopsy. “After the autopsy reports, the reasons of the death would be confirmed,” he said. 

The deceased’s family alleged the negligence of the mall’s management in this incident. However, police officer said the claims are being investigated. Maheshwari lived in Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar, Shivaji Road Extension.

In other news, a section of the Elevated flyover in Noida is now out of bounds for commuters starting Monday in view of road resurfacing work that started on Sunday afternoon. 

The Noida Traffic police has issued an advisory, asking commuters to opt for the diversions put in place to avoid inconvenience. The flyover is used by thousands of commuters daily for travelling between Sector 18, Film City, Kalindi Kunj, South Delhi, Faridabad and Ghaziabad, Noida’s Sector 61, 62, 63 etc.

 

(With PTI inputs)

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Published: 08 Apr 2024, 12:27 PM IST

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