An alerted police officer allegedly saved a 21-year-old man who was trying to commit suicide by jumping into Versova beach in Bhayander near Thane on Monday.
The incident took place on Monday when police patrol team was on duty on a boat, where they saw a man was drowning inside the sheltered waterway.
A press release issued by the Thane Police reads, “The incident took place on Monday when a coastal patrol team was on duty on a speed boat and saw a man drowning in the creek, while some onlookers also raised an alarm”.
While some onlookers raised alarm to the police.
Following this, the police rushed to the spot and rescued the man who allegedly attempted to suicide.
The police have learned the man is a resident of Bhayander, who took the extreme step after having a dispute with his family.
(More details awaited)