In a strange turn of event at Gandhi Setu near Ambedkar Park in Gomtinagar police station area on Lucknow, a young couple jumped into Gomti followed by another youth after 15 minutes of the first incident creating panic in the area. While the young couple’s identity has been ascertained, who was the third youth is still not clear.
Senior police officials and divers rushed to the spot in a bid to trace the three, however, without success so far.
According to eyewitnesses, the young couple was talking to each other for a long time near Gandhi Setu and all of sudden they both stood up and jumped into the river. Passersby informed the police. Even as senior police officials including SP (north) Vijay Dhul and circle officer Satyasen Yadav and other police personnel were on way to the spot, third youth, who could not be identified also jumped from the bridge before the passers by could react.
On reaching the spot, the police recovered a bag. The youth was identified as Telibagh’s Vrindavan Colony resident and the girl was identified as Khiri resident (names have been withheld). On receiving the information, the youth’s relatives rushed to the spot. The girl is a daughter of retired army personnel and her brother is already undergoing army training. Her brother’s friend also rushed to the spot and informed the police that she had been missing since Thursday and a report had also been lodged with the police.
During the course of investigation, the police came to know that the young couple has passed Class XII from the same school this year before the girl’s family shifted to Khiri.
The police are yet to ascertain the identity of the third youth. However, the claimed it to be a diver. However, divers present there failed to recognise any from their group.
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