THE VIDEO CLIP OF TWO YOUTH DOING STUNTS AND CLIMBING OVER THE SAFETY BARRIER AT AMBOLI GHAT WENT VIRAL ON THE SOCIAL MEDIA ON TUESDAY. BOTH THE YOUTH WERE UNDER THE INTOXICATION OF LIQUOR, FELL INTO THE 2000 FEET DEEP VALLEY AND DIED. THE BODIES OF THE YOUTH COULD NOT BE RECOVERED DUE TO THE MISTY WEATHER AND RAIN. BUT, TODAY FINALLY BODY OF ONE YOUTH RECOVERED BY THE RESCUE TEAM IN A HIGHLY DECOMPOSED CONDITION. WHAT EXACTLY HAPPENED THAT DAY AT KAWALE SAAD POINT IN AMBOLI GHAT? READ THE COMPLETE REPORT HERE…

Amboli, situated around 40KM from Goa’s northern border, is one of the most sought after tourist attraction point situated in Maharashtra, and thousands of people from Goa, Karnataka and various parts of Maharashtra comes here to check out some of the most exotic waterfalls. 

The sad incident that took place on Monday 31st July 2017 at Kawale Saad Point in Amboli Ghat went viral on the social media on Tuesday 1st August with the video clip of an incident was shared widely on all the platforms.

In the video clip, two youth are seen climbing over the safety barrier while they are under the influence of liquor. It is clearly noticeable that they are unable to balance while climbing over it. Despite the fact these youth are drunk the groups of people who were shooting the video clip did not bother to stop them from doing such dangerous stunts.     

Initially, the report came as, two youth, Imran Gardi, 25, and Prasad Rathod, 21, had gone missing from Kavalesad Point in Amboli on Monday, and their missing report was lodged in the police station in Sawantwadi by their friends aware of the fact that both of them are no more. The disturbing video that was leaked in the social media showed them plunging to their death at the popular tourist spot.

According to Sawantwadi police, the duo had come down for a picnic along with the group of friends but while the others left the place after spending some time at Kawale Saad Point the duo Garadi and Rathod decided to stay behind.

THE SEQUENCE OF MISHAP

When the duo did not reach back home, the group of friends went to the Sawantwadi police station and lodged the complaint of their missing. But when police went for searching them they found out about the mishap that took place from the locals and shopkeepers and roped in trekkers of Hill Riders Group to search for the duo. “Imran Garadi (26) and Pratap Rathod (21), who were part of a group of seven, fell into the valley. Their bodies are yet to be recovered,” said Sunil Dhanawade, Senior Police Inspector of Sawantwadi police station.

The bodies were spotted down in the 2000 feet deep valley but police could not manage to recover them from due to bad rainy weather and fog. The video which is circulating on social media shows the two men, bottles in hand, climbing the fence around the edge of the valley and backtracking once or twice. Then the two are seen standing on the edge, beyond the fence, and slipping down.

According to the sources, the police finally managed to recover the body of one youth, Pratap Rathod from the deep valley with the help of trekkers and the second youth is still missing somewhere in the valley, said the sources.

THE RESCUE TEAM WORKING ON RECOVERY OF BODIES

WHAT EXACTLY HAPPENED THAT DAY AT KAWALE SAAD POINT

According to one Report a group of seven from Gadinghlaj in Kolhapur came down for a picnic at Kawale Saad Point, which is supposed of be one of the most popular points in Amboli. Out of these seven, two youth working in a poultry farm namely, Imran Garadi (26) from Gadinghlaz and Pratap Rathod (21) belonged to Beed. After they reached the Kawale Saad Point, they cooked food and started enjoying the weather of Amboli.

After having the food and enjoying enough, five of them they left from there while two Imran and Pratap decided to stay behind to have more fun. The report claimed that both of them were drunk as the liquor bottle is seen in their hands, and started doing the stunts while challenging each other. At this point of time, the other members of the group were not there stop them, and the video was shot by another group member who came down to Kawale Saad Point.

The sources further revealed that an intoxication played the major role in their stunts. They looked like doing it for the purpose of getting famous, says the report. The video clip clearly shows that both of them were challenging each other to the extent they can reach beyond the barricade, and once they even managed to cross the barricade and returned back. But, the intoxication did not stop them, and they once again climbed the barricade and this time to not to return.

ONE OF THE BODY WAS SPOTTED BY THE RESCUE TEAM EARLIER BUT COULD NOT BE RECOVERED DUE TO FOGGY WEATHER

The video clip shows clearly as how one of them was unable to balance due to the influence of the liquor but that did not stop him from doing what they decided and both of them crossed the barricade once more but this time they went beyond the permissible point and one them, probably Pratap Rathod, lost his balance and in the bargain he pulled the other guy Imran Garadi into the 2000 feet deep valley.

This is the case of utter negligence on the part of a group who left both the deceased behind who despite knowing that they are under the influence of liquor and may go on to venturing the restricted zone. Going to these places is not restricted but please make sure that you do not exploit the privileges given to you.

SOURCE: VARIOUS SOURCES

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