IAS officer drowns to death while saving woman’s life

Prime News, New Delhi, May 30:- In a tragic Incident an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer drowned to death while he tried to save a woman who slipped and fell into a swimming pool.

A PCR call was received at Vasant Vihar Police Station during early hours of Tuesday mentioning that ‘person who had drowned in the swimming pool of Foreign Club Institute, situated in Ber Sarai was being taken to hospital. Upon enquiry, it was learnt that the victim was Ashish Dahiya, who was a young IAS officer, the police said in a statement.

Spot enquiries revealed that the deceased was attending a get together with his friends from Indian Foreign and Revenue Services. Statements of eye witnesses reveal that while swimming, a lady officer probably had an accidental slip into the pool and many young officers, including the deceased, attempted rescuing her.

As the lady officer was safely pulled out, it was noticed that Ashish was missing. Soon, he was discovered, floating, following which he was pulled out and the station medical officer Dr Pramyesh Basall, was called.

-(KK, Inputs: Agencies)

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