21-year-old sailor found dead onboard INS Shivaji
By NewsX Bureau
| Friday, October 14, 2016 - 19:49
New Delhi: A 21-year-old Indian Navy sailor Sitaram Paraswa was found dead in a his room onboard INS Shivaji on Friday morning.
According to reports, the sailor was found hanging in his room onboard INS Shivaji in Lonavala.
The reason for his death is not yet known; however, some navy sources are saying that it appears to be a case of suicide at prima facie level.
Meanwhile, the concerned authorities are investigating the matter and an FIR has been registered in the case.
This is a third such incident when a sailor has lost his life in less than week. Earlier reports of one India Navy sailor had come who was found dead on INS Kuthar.
INS Shivaji is an Indian Naval station located in Lonavala, Maharashtra, India. It houses the Naval College of Engineering which trains officers of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard.It was commissioned on 15th February 1945 as HMIS Shivaji.