Swimming in Hyderabad lakes to be checked


Hyderabad: With the appearance of summer time and times of deaths at tanks and lakes in and around the metropolis, the police have started out placing up signages warning humans towards fishing and swimming within the water bodies.

Every yr, about dozen deaths are mentioned in water bodies in and around the town. The sufferers are specifically kids who venture into the tanks or lakes for a swim and get drowned unable to tackle the water. There also are cases of some going for fishing and by chance slipping into the water bodies and getting drowned.

Rachakonda Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has asked the Pahadishareef police to at once put up banners caution folks against swimming in the Jalpally Tank (Jalpally talaab).

Body located
The caution got here after the police observed a body within the tank on Sunday. The Jalpally Tank is visited by means of folks of different a long time for swimming and fishing. In the past, numerous youngsters had drowned at the same time as swimming in the Jalpally Tank.

The Commissioner requested the Pahadishareef underneath whose jurisdiction the Jalpally tank falls to take the people who violate the orders into custody and check in instances in opposition to them if vital. The nearby patrolling events had been additionally directed to regularly go to the location and detain the folks that enter into the water for swimming and fishing.


In final 10 days, 3 our bodies, which includes that of a toddler, were recovered from the tank. The Commissioners issued comparable instructions to all of the police stations, which includes Hayathnagar and Adibatla.

The ACP Rajendranagar division, Ashok Chakravarthy, has additionally requested the Mailardevpally police to right now positioned up banners across the Umdasagar and Palle Cheruvu tanks positioned at Bandlaguda. Several children who visited the location for swimming within the tanks drowned remaining yr and the year earlier than last. In 2017, 3 college students of a number one school drowned in Umdasagar tank and in 2018, four drowning deaths were stated within the tank.

Parents counseled
Meanwhile, the Shamshabad Airport police have accelerated patrolling in the Manasa Hills quarries shaped close to the Himayatsagar lake beneath Rajiv Gandhi International Airport police station and the Shamshabad lake region. Manasa Hills is a picnic spot and children from some distance off locations of the city visit the location. Here too, several deaths because of drowning were mentioned. In 2018, seven men and women, such as 3 engineering college students, drowned in December 2018 in Manasa Hills.

The police have appealed to parents to counsel their youngsters towards going to the tanks, lakes and other risky places for swimming and fishing.

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