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Body of Ayush Garg found 7 days after he was swept away by Kartarpura Nullah

Ayush drowned in the nullah on August 25.

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February 1, 2018, 3:21 pm

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The body of Ayush Garg who drowned in Kartarpura Nala on August 25 was found on Thursday.

Jaipur: The body of 22-year-old Ayush Garg, a CA student and resident of Kisan Marg in Barkat Nagar, was found in the drain seven days after he was swept away by Kartarpura Nullah during heavy rains. The body was spotted by the members of a rescue team near Gujjar Ki Thadi, nearly two kilometers from the spot Ayush had drowned. The family members who were informed by the police reached the spot and identified the body. It was nearly decomposed and stinking. The incident took place on August 25. Watch the video below:

Nearly 45 members of Civil Defense and 30 people from SDRF were roped in to find the body of Ayush Garg, however they could not trace it for almost seven days.

“We have found the body in the drain near Gujjar Ki Thadi. It was stuck in garbage. It floated to the surface and was in the process of decomposition,” and SDRF official said.

Some onlookers shot a video showing Ayush trying to save himself. As the car overturned in the water, he climbed on it. But the flow of water was so high that he could not keep the balance and fell into the drain. he car got stuck in bushes and was recovered a few hours after the incident.

ayush garg who was swept away in Kartarpura

The family members of the victim blocked Tonk Road twice accusing administration of negligence and not doing enough to find the body.

The state human rights commission is probing if the negligence on part of the administration resulted in the tragedy. The commission has sought a report on the incident from JMC commissioner within 20 days.

The commission took cognizance of media reports, saying that the incident happened because there was no railing on both sides of the drain.

“The car was swept away by the drain due to the lack of railing. It is a serious negligence,” the commission noted.

First published: August 31, 2017