Indian sailor found hanging aboard Navy ship



Mumbai: An Indian Navy Sailor was found hanging onboard warship INS Delhi here, prompting the Navy to set up a board of inquiry.

Abhishek Kumar Kushwaha was found hanging by a baggage chain, a defence release here said.

The Principal Medical Officer onboard the ship administered first aid and the sailor was subsequently transferred to INHS Asvini by 08:50 PM where he was declared brought dead.

The Sailor hailed from Uttar Pradesh and had reported to the ship after a 32-day leave.

His family members at Ballia have been informed, the release said, adding that Board of Inquiry has been ordered.

PTI