A youth, who had accidentally fallen into an empty water tank at R T Nagar, was rescued by the villagers on Sunday morning.
In a joint operation by the villagers and police personnel, Mukesh Singh, a native of Jharkhand, was rescued.
According to the sources, Mukesh Singh, a helper at L and T had climbed 25 ft high overhead tank, two days ago unnoticed the surrounding and reportedly fell into the tank. Villagers who heard screams coming from the water tank, immediately informed the jurisdictional Jayapura police, who lifted Mukesh from the tank with the help of fire personnel and villagers.
Mukesh, was rushed to K.R. Hospital. His condition is said to be stable.